Those of you that are regular readers know that I have three sons. No daughters. Just sons. I was always a tomboy and never a ‘girly’ girl. So, I thought that if anyone could adjust to living with all these males, it was me. I was wrong. Even a tomboy brain like mine does not process things … More Life With Sons – Some Lessons Learned As a Mom of Boys
The unique challenges of raising children on a farm or ranch include some strange sentences–ones that I am sure are uttered by no other women than farm moms… -You cannot show a baby raccoon at the county fair. -Take it back outside. -No really, I don’t think the extension office will add a raccoon class. Take it … More $@!% Farm Moms Say
As the mother of three active boys, I am soooooo grateful to have 160 acres to let them run and endless constructive activities to keep them occupied. Boys seem to need to run or release their energy in a physical way. Trying to stop them from doing that will only lead to frustration by everyone. … More Raising Boys On a Farm
In honor of Mother’s Day 2011, here is my tribute to farm mothers (including mine) A Farm Mom…. –can bandage a child’s knee, splint a baby bird’s broken leg, and dehorn a calf –will build a campfire, build a doghouse, and build a child’s self-esteem by letting them think that they built it –can tuck … More A Farm Mom….