Goat Milk Soap Blog — Parent Intentionally

Teachable Moment

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By now, you all know how much I stress the importance of learning – not necessarily the traditional education model – but real learning.  Real learning can happen in a classroom setting, but it can also happen in many less traditional environments such as the car, the grocery store, and the dinner table.  It can […]

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Confession Time

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Confession time – for about a year now, I’ve been dissatisfied with my life. It’s very hard for me to put that in print and admit it to the world. It makes me feel very ungrateful to God. God has blessed me with everything I’ve ever wanted – an incredible husband who loves me, eight […]

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We Don’t Always Know What To Do

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We do a lot of farm tours here at Goat Milk Stuff, and different Jonases give the tours depending on who is available and what is going on at the farm.  While the tours all cover the same ground, each tour is very different depending on not only who the tour guide is, but who is […]

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Sometimes a Mom’s Gotta Do What a Mom’s Gotta Do

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Saturdays are our busiest day on the farm for a variety of reasons. It’s the busiest day for tours, baby goat experiences, visitors on the farm – and we have to do it all without the help from our employees. But it’s October, and that throws in another complication – Cross Country season. During Cross […]

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Which is more important in life – balance or margin?

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Do you ever watch or listen to Ted Talks?  I love to listen to them (if I don’t have music playing) while I’m cleaning the house or cooking by myself.  I just put on a Ted Talk playlist and hit play. The other day, I heard a Ted Talk by Nigel Marsh* called “How to […]

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