Balancing life on the homestead is not easy, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. I’ll be the first to admit that I have struggled with balance almost my entire adult life. Once our family started to grow and we started to live out the lifestyle that our grandparents had taught us, the task of […]
Getting your kids involved with growing mushrooms can be a great way to expose them to life outside the plant and animal kingdoms. Plants and animals are tangible, while understanding bacteria can be a bit tricky. Mushrooms are a good middle ground where kids can watch them grow with their own eyes, but still understand […]
Have you ever found that as a homesteader, you often could use your kids’ help to get things done, but it’s honestly just faster if you do it yourself? Yep, me too. Even so, it’s important as parents to let your kids grow up and take charge. They need to do the work even if […]
Not all breeds are created equal (nor kids for that matter). But there are a few chicken breeds that just seems to take to small ones better than others. These are chicken breeds for kids might be something you want to consider if your child is looking to go into 4H, like my youngest. You […]
Life skills every kids needs – it is a topic that has been on my mind a lot lately. It never ceases to amaze me that kids graduate high school with out many (if not all) of these basic life skills. I know schools are under-funded and parents are over-worked but ya’ll our kids are […]
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