10 Ways To Make Time Blocking Work For The Woman In Ag!

Have you ever heard of time blocking? I hadn’t. So I did a bit of research…You know how we always say, “You can’t count on a schedule staying as is, because something in farming or ranching will come up and you’ll have to change your plans!”? Well, Time Blocking gives you a guideline and structure for scheduling your day, yet has built in flexibility!

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Without Daddy

Today I’m packing. Packing clothes, swimsuits, activities for the girls, and all our baby “stuff” for my expectant sister in law! One thing I’m not packing is items for my hubby. I haven’t been sure how to feel about this. On one hand there is great anticipation for the girls and I to spend time over the 4th with Aunts, Uncles, cousins, Grandma and Grandpa, but with that excitement comes a sense of sadness. 

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The Stretch

Each new milestone is stretching me. I might stretch, kicking and screaming, but I’m stretching and learning. This last rain storm, although desired greatly and so much gratitude offered for it, brought added challenges to my life. A trusty 4 wheeler was not so trustworthy. My last option pickup died. The fields and pastures were so saturated I couldn’t get in without the 4 wheeler, which left me on foot chasing cows in the pouring rain.

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"Your World Is Not Falling Apart..."

I've never been in as dark a place as I have been for the last few weeks. A place that I could describe as filled with despair, discouragement, depression and overwhelm.I promised myself that after last year I wouldn't get discouraged again. In fact I even wrote a blog post about "drawing a line in the sand". I swear that after I wrote that it was as if the devil said "you want to bet?"

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