Friday, March 16, 2012

Another Cute Kid Video!

If anyone reading this post has the ability to slow time,
please do so!

I'd have to say that life on the farm is almost perfect...
except for the fact that there is never enough time in any given day....
with every passing year time ticks aways just a little faster!

Spending some time in the goat maternity ward made me think of this today.

It's hard to believe that just a little over one week ago
our baby goats were born.

And now....
they're having "sleep-overs"!
And their poor "helicopter" mothers keep hovering around bleating warnings of
"be careful" and "don't venture too far".
I could swear I heard one of the mothers, under her breath, utter
"Don't grow up so quickly!"

Now, about those "sleep-overs"...

Each of our Mama goats has her own stall.
Each stall is equipped with a little blue warming hut for the kids.

For some reason, Sally's little buckling (and only child) has decided
that it is much more fun to sleep with Sissy's triplets.
(That's him on the far right.)

And so, all four goaties cram themselves into a single hut for sleepy times....
much to Sally's chagrin...
for up to this point her little "Manny" would curl up and sleep with his Mama.

Kids just grow up way too fast!

The kids have discovered "the fort" and have now made it the center of their playtime.

Thanks so much for stopping by!
I sure hope wherever you are you are enjoying the promise of Spring.
Last night I heard my first Spring peeper...
an awesome sound!!
See you Monday, I hope, for more "tails" from the farm.
Have a great weekend!


  1. Your kids are the CUTEST!!
    Love their waggy tails & the way they hop around!
    Thanks for sharing!!

  2. I love the little brown one who is just a little afraid to jump from sooooooo high! What a cute bunch of kids that are growing up way too fast. Enjoy your weekend!

  3. So cute! I got lost in frolicking kid world for a moment!

  4. I look forward to reading your blog everyday. Your babies make me smile everyday and enjoy the farm life I wish I could have. Thanks so much for taking the time to share with us!

  5. Silly "kids!" It is amazing how quickly they develop!!! Running, and playing at one week old! Wow! I could watch them all day!

  6. How anxious the Moms were when their babies were on the fort, typical of all of us!!!

    Adorable, adorable.

    Annie v.

  7. I just love seeing those little kids on their springy legs just bouncing all over the place! Thank you so much for sharing ... they just make me smile! Hugs ... Marcia in CO

  8. Poor Sally..tough having all your eggs in one basket (so to speak)..She still seems very protective of her one kid...I'm sure she thinks it's too early for sleepovers..Too cute...
    Enjoy the weekend..Happy St Pattys Day

  9. The cuteness factor in todays post is off the charts. Have a great weekend!

  10. Our peepers are out at night now to I to love the sound of them as it echos through the woods in the valley !Awesome photos and video I do enjoy seeing the animals . The kids are soo cute ! Have a good day !

  11. Oh how I understand. My "kid", Paul, will be 15 on April14th. Where did the time go? It is hard to let go of them but brings such joy to see them grow and move forward in their lives. Love those babies of yours! Truly!

  12. Love this post. Cute little sleepover. Looks like the kids are enjoying their 'playground'.

  13. Absolutely adorable. Although you should call your movies 'kideos' instead. *heh*

  14. Oh how I wish I had the ability to slow time... If I could I would.. Just love this video! Your KIDS are so adorable, and you are a gem for taking such good care of of Pete.. I can see that you have given him just what he needs.. Care and alot of love.
    Enjoy your weekend.

  15. The kids have such wonderful colors to their coats! Really nice,,,,

    Okay, now I'm going to watch the video to put another smile across my face cuz it doesn't get much better than watching tiny goats play. :-))

  16. They are just too cute!!!

  17. I can't believe that a couple of them jump off from the top. They are too adorable


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