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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.

01/27/2014 - Humiliating Encounter with the Traffic-stopping Snake
It has been brought to my attention by my young farmhands that while I have posted many of their antics and shenanigans, I have not divulged nearly enough of my own "learning curves.”

01/20/2014 - Grow, Evolve, Change: Nature's Homesteading Lessons
To move forward in life, every child must begin to evolve from the moment of conception, growing and changing until we thrust ourselves out into the world.

01/13/2014 - A Roo Awakening: Nighttime Lists
As I attempt to drift off to sleep, my mind is reviewing my day’s to-do list, working on tomorrow’s list and remembering all the things I forgot.

01/06/2014 - Four-letter Words that Make You Question Homesteading
Snow, cold, wind, chill—all four-letter words. The news today is flooded with stories of record-breaking lows, high winds and severe storms as millions of people woke this morning to face piles of ice and snow.

12/23/2013 - 5 Tips for a Scrooge-less Christmas
As I sit and type this cold wet night, words are escaping me. It would appear I am losing the ability to form sentences without the echo of my children’s incessant bickering ringing in my ears.

12/16/2013 - 4 Kid Gifts that Cut the Clutter
Whether you live in the city or deep in the woods, you can always spot a house with kids by the primary-colored plastic décor.

12/09/2013 - Hazards of a "Perfect” Homestead Christmas
It could have been a scene from Christmas Vacation. Uncle Eddie and his blue polyester suit were the only ingredients missing from my latest installment of homestead lunacy.

12/02/2013 - Tale of Two Branches
"What happened?” the doctor asks in a thick Middle Eastern accent. "Well,” Aaron slowly replies as his eyes desperately began darting around the room searching for a way out, fire alarm, incoming trauma—anything that would save him from telling this story again!

11/25/2013 - Giving Thanks for Motherhood
"Chickens?” I whined. "But I don’t want chickens! I want goats for my first farm animal!”

11/18/2013 - Meet Jack: Farm Foreman
"Jacked up” can be defined as being full of excitement and nervousness or being overly stimulated, but on our homestead, it’s a term of endearment used to describe the qualities of my foreman, Jack.

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