Both girls are in school as I type. And no, we did not homeschool again...sniff, sniff. It was a fabulous year last year, but we felt the Lord leading us back to the school my oldest had attended for K and 1st. We wanted our youngest to have those special Kindergarten memories. And our oldest honestly missed the daily interaction with her classmates.
So here I am, in a new season. Both girls in elementary. And...I...feel...lost!
Last month was eight years since I quit my public, full-time job to devote myself to being a "stay-at-home-mommy" or a "homemaker" as others call it. Somedays I felt like an unpaid maid, or unappreciated cook, or a sort, wash and fold launderer. But, I was first and foremost a wife and mommy! And I love it and am thankful for it!
Now with several hours alone, the silence that I sometimes craved is deafening...
I'm praying about the next steps, but for now, we are focusing on a great school year and getting into a good routine. Our theme verses for the year includes the one in the post below. Every morning we repeat that we are going to "walk worthy and with joyfulness". It has gotten us off to a great start!
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Here are two bracelets