Category Archives: Relationships / Humanity

Personal or familial relationships or living in a community of humans with different values. #TexasHomesteader

How Much Is ‘Enough’? The Pursuit Of… Happiness!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It seems in our culture there’s a constant struggle for more. A larger house, a newer cell phone, a flashier car.

Of course there’s nothing wrong with pursuing the things you truly desire. But I think many times the drive for newer/bigger/better has nothing to do with things that we ourselves want.

Pursuit of happiness - being satisfied with your life and what you have. #TexasHomesteader

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Finding Time For Each Other In A Busy Life

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Relationships require tender loving care to stay strong. RancherMan & I are 25+ years in love, y’all. It makes us smile that so many people (including complete strangers) comment that we must be newlyweds.

But like any relationship, it doesn’t just grow on its own. We take steps to keep it strong, we make sure to find time for each other.

Keeping Your Relationship strong by finding time for each other. #TexasHomesteader                   

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Gift Ideas For Dad – RancherMan-Approved Gifts

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

In thinking about gift ideas for dad, I asked RancherMan to share his opinion. What do dads really want???

He listed several things in many price ranges, which was helpful. Here’s a list of gifts he thinks would please any dad.

You can click either the link or the photo for each item to get further details.

Gift Ideas For Dad #TexasHomesteader

(NOTE: If you need a little more inspiration a helpful, categorized Amazon list is included at the end of this post for your convenience)

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What Is The Definition Of ‘Mother’? Lessons I’ve Learned

by Texas Homesteader ~

I’ve learned some important lessons about motherhood. I’ve learned it’s much more than being the woman giving birth to a child. Much more!

Not all mothers were present at their child’s birth. There are some amazing moms out there – whether biological moms who have been there from day one to moms who came into their child’s life later.

There are adoptive moms, grandmothers raising their grandchildren and so many more.

What I've learned about being a mom. You don't have to give birth to that child to be his mother. #TexasHomesteader

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Meal Ideas When Bringing Food For A Family

by Texas Homesteader ~  

Whether mourning a death in the family, dealing with illness or even just feeling overwhelmed by the responsibilities of a new baby, those going through hardships are comforted when others bring food.

I’m sharing a handy list of meal ideas when taking food to a family, whether for illness, grieving families or ‘just because’.

The Gift Of Food: Meal Ideas When Bringing Food To Families #TexasHomesteader

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Learn To Recognize Family Stress

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Anxiety is high. So high in fact that there are news reports of children suffering extreme abuse due to the stresses their parents were feeling about all that’s going on.

Child abuse cases are up. Domestic violence cases are up. Stress is high.

So y’all, be sure to recognize your own stress, or stresses experienced by your family members.

Learn to recognize stress and seek help if necessary. #TexasHomesteader

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