Why My Family Chooses to Homeschool

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I believe that homeschooling is the best choice for my family.  I would love to share how my family came to this conclusion with you!

When I had my first daughter at the age of 19, homeschooling was not on my radar.  I actually was going to college to become a teacher at the time.  I thought that if I was a teacher, I could be in the same daughter when she went to school.  This would be the best of both worlds, right?  I could have a career and be close to my daughter.  The problem was, every time I left my daughter to attend class, it was absolutely heart wrenching!  I believed that this was what was “best” for us however, so I continued on.  I received an Associates Degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education from my local college.

Today I’m over at Year Round Homeschooling!  Please follow the link to read the rest of our story.

Growing in Grace Thursday Link Up #32

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Welcome to our Thursday Biblical Womanhood link-up, Growing in Grace! Thank you so much for stopping by. This link-up is built on the foundation of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31, and I pray this will be a place for Christian women to mingle while growing in the Lord. This link-up is for any and all things pertaining to Biblical womanhood! Suggested Topics include:

Faith in Jesus

Motherhood

Marriage

Serving God in Singleness

Homemaking

Homeschooling

Homesteading

Industry

Modesty

Service

Health

Finances

Hospitality

Thank you so much for linking up!  Several of these link ups have now surpassed 3,000 views.  What wonderful encouragement you are offering to others! 

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A Little Overdressed by Reflections of the Heart

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Words of Encouragement – Make Your Household a Church for God

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Dear mothers, I would love to share this word of encouragement with you from Charles Spurgeon.  No matter what anyone may tell you, the work in your home does matter.  This “homework” will most likely be the greatest calling that the Lord ever places on your life.  Take heart!

“You are as much serving God in looking after your own children, and training them up in God’s fear, and minding the house, and making your household a church for God, as you would be if you had been called to lead an army to battle for the Lord of hosts.”

C.H. Spurgeon

Growing in Grace Thursday Link Up #31

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Welcome to our Thursday Biblical Womanhood link-up, Growing in Grace! Thank you so much for stopping by. This link-up is built on the foundation of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31, and I pray this will be a place for Christian women to mingle while growing in the Lord. This link-up is for any and all things pertaining to Biblical womanhood! Suggested Topics include:

Faith in Jesus

Motherhood

Marriage

Serving God in Singleness

Homemaking

Homeschooling

Homesteading

Industry

Modesty

Service

Health

Finances

Hospitality

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Artful Homemaking: What We Wore {Modest Monday}

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Words of Encouragement – Don’t Be Afraid to Be Feminine

 

 

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Several months ago I mentioned that I would like to begin sharing quotes and snippets from books and the like that might be encouraging to you, dear friends!  Today I’m sharing encouragement from Nancy Leigh DeMoss.  Don’t be afraid to be feminine.

“Do you know who you are? God made you a woman. Accept His gift. Don’t be afraid to be feminine and to add physical and spiritual loveliness to the setting where He has placed you. You are a child of God. You are a part of the bride of Christ. You belong to the King–you are royalty. Dress and conduct yourself in a way that reflects your high and holy calling. God has called you out of this world’s system–don’t let the world press you into its mold. Don’t think, dress, or act like the world; inwardly and outwardly, let others see the difference He makes in your life.”
Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets them Free

Road School Adventures – Tennessee Bound!

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A few months ago my family purchased a travel trailer.  Since we are now a family of nine, we decided to look for a more economical way to travel.  I discovered that campsites can be rented for as low as about $25 in some areas.  Yes, please!  We decided to take the plunge although I’m not much of the camping type.  I hope to chronicle some of our adventures here.  Sometimes the posts might be home school related, and other times, they will simply be about fun!

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Our ride.

On our first excursion, we decided to travel to Pigeon Forge.  I adore the Smoky Mountains, and this destination is fairly close to our home in northwest Georgia.

Ladies, it was fantastic  to be able to just pack all of our belongings directly into the camper!  We brought along our favorite movies, toys, and books.  The trip was uneventful, and we set up camp at Clabough’s Campground.

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On the first evening, we decided to tour Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  We saw an abundance of deer, along with a fox.  We toured a Primitive Baptist Church.  Walking around the cemetery was sobering, several infants were buried there.

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It was a treat to drive “the loop” at dusk.  It was one of the first days that really felt like spring!

Once we arrived back to our camper, we discovered that we really needed a fan and a more comfortable bed!  After one sleepless night, we went to Walmart and purchased a small desk fan and mattress topper.  Later in the day we also discovered that there was a gas leak when we arrived “home” to the smell of gas and an alarm sounding.  We turned off the gas and stayed away from the RV  for some time.  This was disheartening since our camper is new.  But on the bright side, I was able to overcome my fear of bathhouses in order to take a hot shower.  (They really aren’t that bad!)

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The next morning we also visited Goats on the Roof, where my children, well, fed the goats of the roof.  We also rode the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster which was a blast!

Above all, I was so grateful to spend a few beautiful days in the mountains with my family.  God is so good, and His creation is breathtakingly beautiful!

I hope to share more of our trip soon, thank you so much for stopping by!

“You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.” (Isaiah 55:12)

Growing in Grace Thursday Link Up #30

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I apologize for not getting the link up posted last week.  I was out of town and forgot to schedule it.  Now onto our link up!

Welcome to our Thursday Biblical Womanhood link-up, Growing in Grace! Thank you so much for stopping by. This link-up is built on the foundation of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31, and I pray that this will be a place for Christian women to mingle while growing in the Lord. This link-up is for any and all things pertaining to Biblical womanhood! Suggested Topics include:

Faith in Jesus

Motherhood

Marriage

Serving God in Singleness

Homemaking

Homeschooling

Homesteading

Industry

Modesty

Service

Health

Finances

Hospitality

Thank you so much for linking up!  Several of these link ups have now surpassed 3,000 views.  What wonderful encouragement you are offering to others! 

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Growing in Grace Thursday Link Up #29

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Welcome to our Thursday Biblical Womanhood link-up, Growing in Grace! Thank you so much for stopping by. This link-up is built on the foundation of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31, and I pray that this will be a place for Christian women to mingle while growing in the Lord. This link-up is for any and all things pertaining to Biblical womanhood! Suggested Topics include:

Faith in Jesus

Motherhood

Marriage

Serving God in Singleness

Homemaking

Homeschooling

Homesteading

Industry

Modesty

Service

Health

Finances

Hospitality

Thank you so much for linking up!  Several of these link ups have now surpassed 3,000 views.  What wonderful encouragement you are offering to others! 

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Growing in Grace Thursday Link Up #28

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Welcome to our Thursday Biblical Womanhood link-up, Growing in Grace! Thank you so much for stopping by. This link-up is built on the foundation of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31, and I pray that this will be a place for Christian women to mingle while growing in the Lord. This link-up is for any and all things pertaining to Biblical womanhood! Suggested Topics include:

Faith in Jesus

Motherhood

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Homesteading

Industry

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Growing in Grace Thursday Link Up #27

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Welcome to our Thursday Biblical Womanhood link-up, Growing in Grace! Thank you so much for stopping by. This link-up is built on the foundation of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31, and I pray that this will be a place for Christian women to mingle while growing in the Lord. This link-up is for any and all things pertaining to Biblical womanhood! Suggested Topics include:

Faith in Jesus

Motherhood

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This summer, my oldest daughters are hoping to minister to and share the love of Jesus with various communities in Appalachia Kentucky this summer through word, deed, and dance!  They are in fundraising mode right now to make this happen, and they would love to share about the heart of this trip with you.

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