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The often overlooked career choice

Sally - Career of motherhoodSeveral months ago, a mother posed a question about instilling the desire in young women to be keepers at home. With trepidation I publicly responded with our perspective–one I know is vastly different than most. The replies I received encouraged me greatly and I was delighted to know that many actually shared our thoughts and principles! I have adapted my original e-mail response to share with my readers at Carpediemmom.com. I know that believers and unbelievers alike appreciate the importance of mothers at home. However, if you do not believe that homemaking is a valid career choice, these ideas might be totally foreign to you.

If you have read much of my blog you will already know that I am fully convicted that my life as a homemaker (a wife, mother, and worker at home) is a full time career. Homemaking and mothering isn’t something that I fell into when I began having children. I fully believe that my place is at home and I made a conscientious career choice to be a homemaker.

With our convictions in mind, this is what we taught our four daughters:

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