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what my children could be—if given the
My hope and my prayer is that all six
of my children will be so much better
than I have been. I want them to make
choice to be made. I want them all to be
so close to their Savior that they can feel
them in ways of righteousness. I want
them to be fully equipped for every good
have Godly relationships. I want them to
be raised with a heart and mind for mis-
sions. I also want them to avoid all the
sinful struggles that I have encountered.
I have sought wisdom in parenting
many places because I was sure the rec-
ipe for this amazing parenting had to be
everyone is as messed up as I have been. I
have read books—many books. I read ar-
witnessed some not-so-good mothers.
And I followed the formulas. I scoured
through Scripture; I sought wisdom.
have sin issues. They struggle. They have
areas where they have flat-out-failed.
I could close my laptop right here and
The Homeschool Mother’s
to find that I was getting some pretty decent marks.