A family leaves a fast-paced life behind to slow things down on a small farm.
My adopted 'grandmother' who came with the family when I married was one of the sweetest people I have ever known - and taught me valuable skills to boot!
When our children and grandchildren visited us, we had so much fun, we smiled for days afterward.
You never realize how much you already know about the self-sustaining lifestyle - until you start doing it on your own!
The author talks about her own experiences of bad winter weather and tells a few stories of tragic Great Plains blizzards.
Raising good children takes time and energy, but many are giving it their all and doing an excellent job.
Grandchildren certainly liven up the place, and the bonding lasts for a lifetime.
This is my journey of moving to the country and becoming a stay-at-home mom and hobby farmer. I was raising three small boys so why not add some animals to the mix.
Giving our grandchildren their first ever campfire was a joy.
Reminiscing about winter and the times when Santa would visit.