The freedoms of farm life

The house garden may be fenced in but beyond that, when the children earn the trust of self-exploration, there are few fences stopping their adventures.

I’ve learnt to prep them with potential scenarios. Warn them again and again of all the dangers. We made sure they learnt to swim and we have taught them to stick together. If danger struck, I would expect them to react calmly.

And so far so good.

School news is a hot topic when we’ve had a brush with a black snake or when