How I Cope With ADD on the Farm

Over my lifetime, I developed many coping mechanisms for dealing with adult ADD, but when I had a baby, quit my job and moved to the farm, I finally began to see how it impeded my life.

Plant Firm Foundation and Your Dreams Will Take Root

As homesteaders we value the importance of foundation with all we do. With everything we build, grow and raise, our eyes are constantly focused on the future, and therefore, focused on ensuring a solid start.

Tornadoes and Storms: Offer Your Neighborly Support

As I sat down to my computer, coffee in hand, to add the finishing touches to this week’s post, the television in the next room caught my attention. The stories of total destruction, flooding and so many lives lost are a somber reminder that we are constantly at the mercy of Mother Nature.

An Earth Day Promise

I once read Earth Day (April 22) was celebrated in nearly 200 countries by almost a billion people, yet it seems to vary in its significance to each individual.

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.