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Amy Smith
Worked at Cedars of Lebanon Home School
Attended Norwich Free Academy
Lives in Connecticut
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Bittersweet Moments
A bittersweet weekend as we closed a chapter in our lives. On Sunday we participated in our last goat show: The ADGA show at the Big E. It was pretty incredible to see how much our breeding program has contributed to goats in New England as we saw goats fro...
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Things Have Changed
Way back in 2011 I walked around with my camera and took photos of what my mornings looked like:  http://movinlikeaherdofturtles.blogspot.com/2011/05/mornings.html So things have changed around here. A lot! My mornings still start early, around 5AM. and I s...
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Wheelbarrows
Last night our church family threw Abby a bridal shower. I was asked to give a devotion. I started by thinking I would write about tools and being helpers, help mates, and working together. Then I read part of an "operator's manual" for a wheelbarrow (who k...
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Bait and Hooks
I have been doing a Bible study with two friends. We are studying through the book of James, which happens to be one of my favorite books of the Bible. After three weeks, we are not even halfway through the first chapter! God's word is so full of good stuff...
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STOP MAKING ME CRY!!!! I love you too!
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New Year's Resolutions
So it's the second week of January and I am getting around to contemplating and assessing my New Year resolutions. Being only the second week of January, some of them are going better than others. There are the standard ones: I want to be more faithful in m...
So it's the second week of January and I am getting around to contemplating and assessing my New Year resolutions. Being only the second week of January, some of them are going better than others. There are the standard ones:...
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Being Tough
There is a saying in the fire department: "If you think being a firefighter is tough, try being a firefighter's wife." Being a firefighter's wife can be the most fun, truly exciting, and best thing in the world. My husband is respected and celebrated. He is...
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On the Verge...
For the last few months Sam and I have been feeling like we are standing on the edge. Like we are on the verge of something. A lot of changes have been happening in our home over the last year: Abby gets married in less than a week, Nathalie graduated colle...
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Hannah's Graduation from High School
On Sunday Hannah graduated from high school at a service in our church. It was lovely with favorite hymns and special music. The graduates shared their testimonies of how God has worked in their lives. The parents also gave testimonies. Here is mine: "So Ha...
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Kids
I used to think that God gave me kids so I could raise them up to be lights for Him. That my job was to instill in them Godly characteristics, teach them to love God, and to show them how to bear witness of His love for us. And while those things are all th...
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Christmas in Canterbury
My mom and dad went to Kansas for Christmas, where the spent the week having fun with our family that lives there. So our annual family Christmas party was held the Sunday after they returned. This party is one of the highlights of our Christmas festivities...
My mom and dad went to Kansas for Christmas, where the spent the week having fun with our family that lives there. So our annual family Christmas party was held the Sunday after they returned. This party is one of the highlig...
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  • Cedars of Lebanon Home School
    Teacher, 2012
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Wife to one, mother to five. Hobby farmer, 4-H leader.
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I am the wife of Sam, my husband for over 20 years. He is a career firefighter, with over 23 years on the job. I am the Mom of 5 girls: Abigail, Nathalie, Hannah, Rachel, and Samantha. The oldest three are homeschool graduates, 2 of which have also graduated with Associates degrees. Abigail will be getting married in August 2015. Nathalie has moved to Kansas and started her career as a pastry chef. My middle child is attending a local community college, and the youngest two are homeschooled. Our hobby farm is currently home to dairy goats, veal calves, chickens, cats, and dogs.
Education
  • Norwich Free Academy
    1990
  • Three Rivers Community College
    General Studies, Early Childhood Education, 1997
  • Eastern Connecticut State University
    History and social science, 2004
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Amy Vaillencourt