Primarily written by Adrienne, a homeschooling mother of seven, ages 10 and under. She chronicles life, laughs, struggles, and lessons learned as she raises a larger-than-most sized family and tries to figure out what she's doing day by day.

With occasional posts, Alexandra, Adrienne's older sister, writes of her ranch life in Nevada and raising four sons, ages 5 and under. Life is never dull and her boys have given her some pretty awesome stories to tell.

Stick around awhile, and you're sure to laugh, nod, smile, be encouraged, and see what life is like with a big (little) family.

4.26.2012

Stepping back.

Yesterday, I posted an ad on Craigslist to sell our goats. After holding onto them long past needing them, it was time. I’m stretched thin with too many things to do and not enough time to get it all done, and milking goats was not real high on my list of things I wanted to have to do when few of our family members even like goat milk.

So, yesterday, an ad. Today, I posted about wanting to be done with them on Facebook.

This afternoon, they drove away to a new home. They’ve become pets, so it was a bit sad, but I guarantee you no one was sad tonight when they didn’t have to go do goat chores.

I can’t even tell you how much weight was just lifted off of me. Awesome.

3 comments:

Jill said...

congrats on 1 less thing to do everyday. :)

Adrienne said...

Thanks! Freedom. You know, as much freedom as caring for six children but no goats allows!

Anonymous said...

Now you can come for a visit this summer and not have to worry about who will milk the goats. I'm loving it!! : )
Looking forward to some more grandma hugs!