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Why we should stop saying “committed suicide.”

Why we should stop saying “committed suicide.”

Conversations about suicide are never easy. It can be incredibly hard to know whether to speak up to someone you’re worried about. If you think someone is considering suicide, you may also feel confused and scared about what to do next. But, there is one simple thing...
How do you define empathy?

How do you define empathy?

Empathy.⁣ ⁣ I used to think empathy was a weakness.⁣ And that empathy meant agreeing.⁣ Empathy meant sympathy.⁣ ⁣ To be honest, I wasn’t a very empathetic person either.⁣ ⁣ It wasn’t until I saw my husband have a panic attack right in front of me and held on to him to...
Our biggest resource: Each other

Our biggest resource: Each other

No one knows more what a farmer goes through than another farmer. ⁣ ⁣ We know the pain of seeing a crop destroyed by hail and wind right before our eyes. ⁣ ⁣ We know the heartache of losing a calf and it’s mom after trying for hours during labour in the early hours of...
Self care in agriculture

Self care in agriculture

Self care. ⁣ ⁣ Self care in agriculture isn’t something we’ve talked about. As farmers, we’ve learned that you take care of the farm and those around you first. It’s also engrained in us that during hard times whether that’s hard times on the farm or hard times you...