self reliance

August 3, 2021
the homestead as a classroom

Why homesteading and homeschooling pair well together

If it’s a cliche that homesteaders tend to be homeschoolers, I now fit the stereotype. But why? In my last blog, I talked a bit about […]
August 1, 2021

Pleased to fulfill the homeschool stereotype

Why are so many homesteaders also homeschoolers? For most of my life, I dreamed about the former, and scorned the prospect of the latter. Not because […]
June 23, 2021
start homesteading with five steps

Five tips to get started in homesteading right where you are

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it” (Goethe) One of my joys these last few years has been watching people move forward with […]
June 3, 2021
why homestead, bucking system, what the future holds

Why all the interest in homesteading?

Every time you turn around, you find someone jumping into homesteading. Fantastic, right? But why the explosion in interest? Is it disenchantment with modern living? An […]