Category: Farm Wife Feels

Farm Wife Feels

Raising Farm Kids

My children have fallen asleep to the steady sound of pulsator’s. They have crawled and learned to walk smack dab in the middle of the parlor. And they’ve been exposed to more germs in the first 12 months of life than you’d probably like to hear about. They have no idea that a lot of …

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Mental Health: my story

This week people around the world recognized Mental Health Day, I didn’t but I should have. My story:   This post contains affiliate links, meaning if you make a purchase from a link on this post I will make a minor commission at no extra cost to you.   I have that expectation that I …

Family, Farm Wife Feels

9 Years | I do’s & I didn’t’s

See that pager on his hip…I haven’t been the most supportive wife during the last year. When my husband told me he wanted to join the township fire department I didn’t anticipate feeling the way I did–like he was choosing something new over me. We’ve been married for awhile, we are business partners and work …

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Becoming a SAHM was a difficult transition for me

Becoming a stay at home mom was a difficult transition for me, I felt lost and unorganized.  My days blended together as I was trapped in my house with two little people (and one on the way) who needed things from me that I didn’t feel I could give them.  I thought I would love …

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Currently on the farm

Today when the milk hauler stops at my farm he will record the weight of my product. A sample of the milk will be collected and labeled and pumped through a hose onto the trailer. He will rinse the empty bulk tank, set up the wash system, and head to his next farm. Today when …

Farm Wife Feels

Having passion for this life

I love being a dairy farmer. I never EVER would have predicted this would be my life or that I would feel so passionate about it. Having your own business takes a lot out of you. It can put a lot of strain on your relationships. And when you feel like you are failing you …

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The new wears off

Why are we doing this? In the beginning it was easy and that was only a short time ago. We wanted to farm. We wanted to care for animals, be our own boss, create our own schedule. Now. Ha, now I see that the newness wears off and it wears you down. Now we get …

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Christmas Country Connection Reveal

When you are new to blogging about agriculture and want to meet more amazing women you sign up for the Country Christmas Connection. A secret Santa gift exchange among agriculture bloggers? Yup, sign me up!! ​I was introduced to Jennifer of Farm with Me Momma, a beef farmer from Missouri. Jennifer’s blog is about her life …

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49 Reasons to Love the Farm Life

Blessed. And yet, for the life of me I can’t understand why it is easier for me to share the hard times than the good. So I made it my goal to come up with #49 reasons to be happy. (If your not sure why I picked that number then you need to check out …