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corn planting

It is corn planting time again. This has been the craziest corn planting season ever. It has been so cold…I don’t think I’ve ever had to wear a coat while riding in the tractor at this time of year. This year I did! And now it has rained so much that the fields are too wet to finish planting. The other night (before the rain) we went out to the field while Joel was planting to take a little ride. The boys love helping their daddy. Levi always wants to be right next to Joel doing everything he is doing. And he always asks a million questions too. The crazy thing is that he remembers SO much. He knows way more about farming than I do. Maybe I should start asking him questions. I might learn something. πŸ™‚

Griffin was just taking everything in. He loves tractors…and everything about the farm really.

We had to stand back for a little bit and wait for our turn to ride.

Griffin was still just watching his daddy so closely.

Levi was entertaining like usual.

But when Griffin got the okay from daddy to come to the tractor…he was all about riding.

The boys don’t have any idea how blessed they are to have a daddy who loves spending time with them even at work. He is always willing to have them come along if it something they can do with him. He really delights in his boys and I love that about him.

Someday far too soon these two will be the ones driving the tractors.

We took a few pictures in the tractor tire before it was time to go.

Levi actually got to stay with his daddy and finish planting the field while Griffin and I went home. He always tells Griffin he gets to stay with daddy because he is big and Griffin is little. He didn’t get home until 10:30 that night. He thought he was really big to get to stay up that late.

And one more. There is nothing that says I love you like a sibling choke hold. Oh man…these two make me laugh!

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  • Michelle from Australia - LOVED the pics. Particularly the last one. That’s fabulous. M xxReplyCancel

  • Melanie Martini - Your blog and pictures are one of the highlights of my day. πŸ™‚ I just love to see the pictures of the boys. They are so sweet and always make me smile. My kids are 15 and 11 now, but it doesn’t seem that long ago when they were giving “squeeze around the neck” hugs. haha. So cute!ReplyCancel

  • Chrissy - I grew up going to work with my daddy every day on a truck. It makes for some of the best bonding and lessons a kid could have. Your boys are very blessed and so is there dad for getting the opportunity.ReplyCancel

  • gin - cute cute!ReplyCancel

  • Brooke - I love these shots! What a great thing that those little guys love the farm so much. The last shot? Priceless! HA!ReplyCancel

  • Jen S. - Love the pictures and especially the last one like the precious commenters! πŸ™‚ They are great! You many have answered this before, if so, sorry I missed it! What kind I camera do you use and what kind of lense did you use for these shots? I love how your pictures always come out so clear and bright! You do great work! πŸ™‚ReplyCancel

  • elizabeth - farm life looks so fun!!!ReplyCancel

  • Shannon Kirtley - Oh my goodness! That last picture I love bc it happens like that in my house all the time! Made me smile! 2 little boys are so fun!ReplyCancel

  • gretchen - oh my! how precious! the pics are amazing! the one of Levi rolling around and Griffin watching with the tractor in the background should be in a john deer advertisment!! LOVE IT!!ReplyCancel

  • Jill - I love everything about this! How fun for your boys and for your husband too! I bet they are just in heaven with a tractor like that! So fun!ReplyCancel

  • Nicole - Wow. Just wow. I have two boys and my littlest is three (you might remember me mentioning in another comment about how we have both memorized Big Red Barn). He would literally FALL OUT if he was that close to a tractor that big!! Your boys are so lucky to have a daddy that drives one! What a blessing.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Macon - Handsome boys! Love the last one!ReplyCancel