Tag: all the feels

Family

Twenty 17

The thing I am most thankful for this year is family. Heading into 2017 I made the resolution to make more time for, and create more moments for, our little family. Putting away the ornaments and wrapping up the year has got me a bit emotional and reflective. The days felt like they would never …

Family, Uncategorized

7 Black & White Photos

Seven black and white photos of my life; no people and no explanation. NicoleNicole is a wife, mom of three, and dairy farmer from northeastern Michigan. She and her husband milk 60-70 cows and farm 300 acres. Sharing honestly about their first generation dairy farm and motherhood is what you’ll find here. http://www.mifarmgirl.com

Farm Wife Feels

Mental Health: my story

How would you feel if every day you went to work you were losing instead of gaining? How would it feel to know that if you walked away from your career you might have absolutely nothing to show for years of dedication? For many american farmers these are questions they have been dealing with and …

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 …

Family

Moments with Dad

It isn’t my farmers favorite job. In fact he would rather be doing pretty much anything else on the farm then hauling manure every other day. But for that little kid, it is awesome. NicoleNicole is a wife, mom of three, and dairy farmer from northeastern Michigan. She and her husband milk 60-70 cows and …

Farm Wife Feels

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 …

Dairy

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 …