Rock Bridge Farmstead

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These designs are owned by Rock Bridge Farmstead and are not allowed to be re-distributed or sold. Download these free printable bee themed Valentine’s Day cards to give to your favorite honey! These cards are formatted to print one of each card per 8.5×11 sheet of paper or cardstock. Bee Mine and You’re the Bee’s Knees! Feel free to share with friends and family, but do not re-purpose or sell. DOWNLOAD HERE Designed by Marrianne Russell (beekeeper, homesteader and graphic designer)

Homesteading with children is a huge joy! Homesteading with children is also very difficult. Any other homestead parents out here struggle with the balance? Our children are still toddlers, and getting basic tasks done can be difficult. I can’t begin to tell you how many timesI’ve had to put down my shovel or stop whatever project I was working on mid-way. If i’m working on a project outside it’s best if done when one of them is napping, or in the evenings when my husband is home from work, but that’s not always possible. I’ve found that there are a few things you can do to keep kids busy while you have things to get done on the homestead. Eventually they will have to “go potty” or need a snack. It’s inevitable! A few tips to get things done with kids on the homestead: keep your goals small (work on…

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