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Such fun with our goat babies this year!

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 We have been bottle feeding three goat kids this year – and they are now so tame that they follow us around like puppies! Such fun for the grandkids! And us too! Also three new baby kittens – no more … Continue reading

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Piano Recitals – love the focus! Such good brain work for children and adults! Do you play the piano?

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Two of our grandsons are learning to play the piano. It is a great family tradition — my late father Jack Wolfowitz, lost his father at the age of 14. He and his entire family were musically talented – his … Continue reading

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Halloween is always such fun! This year was no different – just better! And a quick slow cooker vegetarian recipe!

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The grand-kids start preparing weeks in advance – such excitement! Here they are – and of course we got into it too. Last year we were Mustard and Ketchup – this year we were – (what else!) Hot Dog and … Continue reading

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Saying hello to a new rescue dog – Goldie – an American Staffordshire Terrier/Pointer mix – so grateful to be free of a kennel in which she spent her entire 6 years….free at last!

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We are so excited to have a new member of the family – we found her in a crate ( too small for her) at Pet Smart a few Sundays ago – and a more grateful intelligent dog we have … Continue reading

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Our newest workers at The Little Farm – four little boys! Don’t they look adorable?

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I buy my Little Farm shirts and clothes for all our staff at the farm from Lands End – with logos and all. So our newest workers of course must have shirts as they get bigger! Here the four newest … Continue reading

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Chores for kids – a great way to grow up with responsibility!

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Here is our eldest  (just turned 8) grandson taking out the garbage! He is very proud of himself. As I am of him. He badly wants a dog. And he has been promised one if he does his chores over … Continue reading

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Great fun! We hosted 6 eight year old boys – our grandson’s friends – for a sleepover to celebrate his 8th birthday! AND WE SURVIVED!

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What fun was had by all!  They arrived 11am Saturday and left 3pm Sunday. They were up at 4am Sunday morning – they swam, fed the animals, held the one day old baby goats, played in the bamboo ‘forest’, got … Continue reading

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An attitude of gratitude – start this year off with a moment of beauty

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This video was sent to me by a friend – skip the ad in the beginning and sit back and enjoy a glorious few moments giving thanks for the amazing world we live in. And  may your year be full … Continue reading

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Precious time with grandkids – how I wish the time would go more slowly!

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Sometimes I wish that time would stand still – the moments are so full of joy and happiness. Today I played ball with my grandson Jonah – he loved it and so did I. Of course I got tired before … Continue reading

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Dogs – An Essential Part of Raising Children

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I came across this wonderful set of pictures from facebook.com/fortheloveofadog and thought I would share them with you. Our dog Sunny, a Rottweiller Rescue, is our fourth Rotty, and dearly beloved of all the children in our family. I am … Continue reading

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