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Kristy Ziegler at Kids on the Homestead—Uncensored
Kids on the Homestead—Uncensored
Having an "I can do this” attitude is essential in starting and maintaining a homestead, unless the person with the attitude is 3 feet tall and picking all your veggies several weeks early. In this blog, get practical homesteading tips for managing the extra "help” you get from the jelly-covered, chicken-chasing, two-legged tomato smashers we call our children.

08/19/2014 - A Case of the August Blahs
As the garden dies down and the kids return to school, I find myself with a case of the August blahs.

08/04/2014 - How My Family Survives the Dog Days of Summer
The super-hot end of summer can mean cranky kids. Keep them cool and occupied with these family fun night ideas.

07/28/2014 - 3 Ways to Turn Child Hindrances Into Farm Help
Your kids’ innocent farming mistakes can mean big problems for you. Turn the situation around to make even their biggest oopsies somewhat helpful.

07/21/2014 - 16 Funny Things Only My Kids Would Say
When you live in a farmhouse of boys, life’s never short on OMG moments.

07/15/2014 - 4 Mom-isms for Summer Farm Safety
After a summer filled with a number of farm accidents, it's time I started taking the safety advice I give my kids.

07/07/2014 - 5 Tips for Planning an Off-Farm Family Vacation
Take a break from everyday farm life and minimize the stress of planning a getaway with this help.

06/30/2014 - Participate in Independence This July Fourth
As you work your land, take time to recognize the events in American history that gave you this freedom.

06/23/2014 - 5 Ways I'll Avoid Another Encounter With a Copperhead
Even when things get busy on the homestead, it's important to keep your head on your shoulders or you might just find yourself face-to-face with a poisonous snake.

06/16/2014 - Meet Shawn: Homestead Husband
My husband's farm upbringing transformed him into the person he is today.

06/10/2014 - Rooster Steve: Hunter, Protector and Model Farm Father
I couldn’t tell you who named Steve or even where the name came from, but regardless of the origin, "Steve” quickly became a bar to which all future roosters would be measured.

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