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Grateful as the farm stops for no woman

Today is a day of triumph. It’s school holidays, breeding is in full swing, cows are on their way to market, the farm is a patchwork of ploughed paddocks and I have barely left the couch during the last two weeks. 279 more words

Farm

The Friday Dose #125: Mutual Benefits

I hear friends over 40 concerned about reasonable things, I hear friends under 40 espousing reasonable things, and yet in the middle is the wisdom of both. 240 more words

Society And The Future

Winning Arguments

The problem with arguments is that to have one you need to have a position and at least one other person needs to have a position that isn’t yours. 968 more words

Love And Relationships

The Disposable Life

The Paralympics are currently on. I actually liked when they were called the Special Olympics because to me it is notable and special when someone can do something with less than everyone else needs to do it, as was evidenced in… 636 more words

Worry, Fear And Anxiety

Model Parenting

A fearful parent isn’t parenting when they’re preventing danger, they’re parenting when they’re being afraid. An angry parent isn’t parenting when they’re disciplining, they’re parenting when they’re scaring people. 660 more words

Ego, Consciousness, Thought

Family Ties

I recently took the first holiday I’ve had in many years and I spent the entire thing working on deconstructing much of my life to accommodate the care my parents now require. 713 more words

Ego, Consciousness, Thought

Family and Parenting

“The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.”

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Family