Today is exactly the kind of day that that would see me go into labor- we shall see... My husband went out this morning to check on the animals and move the rabbit tractor to fresh grass for the morning. He noticed 2 baby bunnies from our newest litter had been flung out of the … Continue reading Homestead Chaos!
One beautiful and charming aspect of homebirth that I'm extremely excited for is the capacity I am afforded to prepare and to have my personal preferences accommodated. After birthing 4 children, I've learned what is "normal," what is "traumatic," how my body handles each phase of labor, when I want a hand to hold, when … Continue reading Preparing for My First Ever Homebirth
Well, I'm one tired lady this morning. Yesterday evening, we noticed we were short a chicken. Something had gotten into the hoop coop and eaten it. Fox? Raccoon? We weren't sure. But I asked my husband to help me think through some solutions because we were so confident in our hoop coop build as being … Continue reading Crazy Night on the Homestead
Hey!! Take a listen to our latest podcast episode for some exciting homestead updates and the introduction to our Summer Workshop Series 2022!! Episode 7: Introducing our Summer Workshop Series 2022
My oldest and I did a few things outside this morning because gardening season is upon us, and because sometimes, the best education is conversation. The whole time, he talked with me, asking me questions about Scripture, and noticing things in nature and relating that to God-- it was amazing. We added woodchips around the … Continue reading Lessons from the Garden & Updates
Check out our latest blog on the first garden plantings and the baby bunnies!
The first babies of the year arrived on the homestead today! Read more here!
It is FINALLY time to announce... The first episode of Shaggy Maple Homestead: Wholly Holy Living podcast is officially LIVE!!! YAY! Find it on our website, here. Make sure to check it out!
A late-season snow hit the homestead! Check out our latest homestead update blog here.
Well, we certainly had a very busy holiday season. My husband's family came in for a visit. We had so much good conversation, sooooo much good food, and we got a lot of project loose ends tied up before cold weather hits. Speaking of cold weather, that romantic image I had in my head of … Continue reading Homestead Update: What’s New and Formal Rabbitry Introduction