I’m guest posting today over at my friend Abbie’s blog, Farmer’s Daughter.
I am a farmer’s wife. That means I have to do the things a farmer’s wife does: Feed cows. Herd sheep. Collect eggs. Garden and can. Drive tractors and bale hay. Run dear farmer husband to and fro. Pick up feed.
This year I became a farm mama. Back when we were planning to start a family we did the math and decided I would stay home. That’s where I wanted to be anyway, and it just wouldn’t pay for me to work and have our child in daycare. People told me I would be “bored” as a stay at home mom, I would be “desperate for adult conversation”, etc. Boy, they really don’t know my life! I don’t just get to keep house – I am busy around here!! 😀
Anyway, just because baby came along doesn’t mean I get to shirk my farm duties. I have more to do than ever as we’re constantly trying to expand and operate more efficiently. Where does baby fit in to this lifestyle? How do I get these things done? Here are a few things I’ve figured out that make having a new baby on the farm totally doable…
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