Tag: farm kids

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 …

Dairy Farming

How to entertain kids during farm chores

entertain kids

This week we are adjusting our milking schedule, which hasn’t changed in the last nine years. The cow’s have milked at 5am & 4pm, every day, twice a day since we started farming. We are mixing things up because of ME – and I despise change. Reasoning? We will save some money {which is a …

Family

Finding balance

  It’s the beginning of a new school year and adjusting to a new schedule. We merge normal every day routines with pretty new clothes and set bedtimes. These first few weeks are exhausting. These first few days are a little bit busier. Today we jumped right into it all, mom life & farm life …

Agriculture

Farm Kid Safety

When was the last time you talked about safety on your farm?  Farming is one of today’s most dangerous jobs because of the machinery and work farmers and ranchers face every day.  There is an estimated 893,000 youth under the age of 20 growing up on farms in the United States (according to a 2014 …