New to Homesteading idea...
We are trying to aquire a mini farm (few acres, possibly chickens, definitely garden)
How does it work for those of you?
what i mean is, how do you fit in all these new activities into your life? I am hoping that it will be OK for us. we aren't involved in a ton of outside activities, but our daily life seems crazy and I can't imagine trying to take care of animals or get food ready to can.
Our plan is to get the kids involved as much as possible. We do a special diet already, though so I am already very busy with school, special diet, baby needs, and DH sometimes volunteers as a minister at our church.
I think it would be great experience for my older boys right now, especially. DS (6) says he wants a donkey!!
When I see mini farms for sale I wonder if families tried to homestead and it was too much work. How much work is it extra for the mom & dad?
I don't mean to be negative but just trying to determine if this is right for our family.
Jen, homeschoolin', Christ-following mama to 5 blessings: boy (9), boy (7), girl (5), boy (3), boy (14 months!!)
Last edited by vintagegyrl; 02-06-2013 at 08:03 AM.