ON THE FARM
WHAT DID YOU DO ALL DAY?!
Well, as a homeschooling mother of four children (in 2021), let me tell you what our homeschooling life is all about. Aside from doing regular chores, (i.e. dishes, laundry, making meals, mopping, making beds, cleaning counters, dusting, vacuuming, sweeping, watering trees, and watering and feeding animals, etc...!) we take time to read our Bible and study God's Word. We sit and take a breath, pray and listen to what the Lord wants to say to us. We find this to be the most important asset in our routine, and try our best to keep it at the top of our priority list. Our God is a good and faithful God and we respond accordingly by taking the time to have conversations with him.
Isaiah 30:18 - "Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!"
We also fit the three R's into our schedule: Reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic. Our curriculum, that fits our family best, is My Father's World for core lessons: Bible, History, Geography, Science, and Art. We supplement with Phonics Road to Spelling and Reading for English and Grammar and we use Singapore Math and Saxon Math, for our kids. All of which has helped to develop a well-rounded, (in our highest opinion, of course!) educated group of kids. Most of our four kids know Piano, some of our kids are learning Flute, another is learning Guitar, and two of them are studying Ukulele, and all four are studying Spanish. A couple of them want to be bakers (the littlest daughters), one desires to be a professional football player(the son, not the daughter), and the other aspires to be President some day(can you guess which?)!
Above all the education we have, ever so gently, made an impression into our children, all four of them have made their profession of faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ as their Savior. By this, we stand that our path of educating them at home, under our prayerful supervision, it has been most rewarding. So, at the end of the day, when the dishes aren't done, and dinner isn't ready, and the beds aren't made for us to climb into, we sleep easy knowing our kids are taken care of well, and know that they have and know the peace that passes all understanding, for their own lives, in the long run.
If you have any questions about homeschooling in the lovely State of Arizona, or about Jesus, we would love to discuss either topic with you and invite you to email us. We will, with prayerful consideration, respond to you accordingly and look forward to the opportunity to discuss these things with you in the future!
Thank you for stopping by!