Charming Farming

Below are links to posts from Charming Farming…


The Mother Daughter Holiday Craft Weekend and Pajama Party

What Would it Mean if We Took Our Kids’ Sleep Seriously

My Kids Don’t Call Me Mom

An Honest Look at the Huge Commitment of Youth Sports

Is Good Old Fashion Horseplay Worth the Occasional Black Eye?

Flaming Gobs of Goo – What My Son’s Campout Taught Me About Fear and Freedom

Eleven is the Old Age of Childhood

Talking to My Daughters About Hilary Clinton

When Your “Baby” Is Home From College

New School Year’s Resolutions

Prom Dress Shopping Survival Guide

Family  Dinner – We Lost the Table and Found so Much More

Why Cheating Hurts Kids Now and in Their Future

Teenagers – I Want to Remember These Last Times

Playdate for Mom – I’ll Mix the Cocktails, You Bring Back 2004

Missing My Babies – 5 Things That Surprise Me Most

7 Totally Lame Things About Working With Teenagers

An Open Letter to My Daughters About Locker Room Talk

12 Ways 70’s Moms Were Outta Sight

The Ten Stages of Head Lice Hell

Six Ways Having a Stomach Bug is Like Being in a Horror Movie

Six Things I Need to Stop Doing Now That My Kids Are Big (and One Thing I Can’t)

We Didn’t Plan to Attachment Parent Our Kids, but I’m Glad We Did

To the Mom of a High School Senior, It’s Okay to Spoil Your Kid a Bit This Year 

What No One Tells You About the Sophomore Send Off 

Seven Unexpected Perks of Having Teenagers

Make Believe Memories

Why You and Your Daughter Should Read Kristen Lavransdatter

To My Son as You Graduate – Words of Wisdom I Hope You’ll Ignore

The Fourth Annual Mommy Trivia Contest

If You Give a Mom a Day Off – A Cautionary Tale

The Decline of Baseball and Why it Matters

13 Catholic Mom Fails

Six Reasons Our Parents and Grandparents Were More Fun than We Are

Attachment Parenting All Grown Up – How AP Kids Turn Out

12 Things Only Southern Mammas Understand

Our Last Sick Day

Seven Reasons Taking My Kids to a Corn Maze is a Nightmare

My Love/Hate Relationship With the County Fair

10 Reasons Every Boy Should Read Where the Red Fern Grows

Hippy FOOD

Overcome Your Fear of Frying with these Semi-Healthy Chicken Nuggets

Hippy Food Fudgey Peanut Butter Bon Bons

Good for Your Gut Peanut Butter Pie – Bad Name Great Pie

Have Your Popcorn and Eat it Too

Hippy Food Fudge

Power To the People Peanut Butter Balls

Hippy Food Beer Bread

Kid Nourishing, Man Pleasing, Life Affirming Potato Soup


Caramel Cake with Caramel Frosting – With a Side of Chocolate Cake

Saintly Joes – A Flawless Sandwich

Shepard’s Pie and Bailey’s Irish Cream Pound Cake – Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

The Best Brownies Ever


Four Reasons We Didn’t Get a Rescue Dog

The Duck Bully

My Wild Honey

Snow Day! From the Animal’s Point of View

Getting Your Goat


The Giver by Lois Lowry – A Discussion Guide for Kids and Parents

Paper Towns by John Green

Drinking with the Saints – A Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour

Why You and Your Daughters Should Read Kristen Lavransdatter

The Country Bunny and the Little Golden Shoes

In Defense of Book Banning

10 Reasons Every Boy Should Read Where the Red Fern Grows


8 Things I Plan to Do to Age Gracefully