Fulfilling Our Civic Duty

I love this post and I think it is such an important reminder that we set an example to our children to fulfill our civic duty and pass the importance of they on to them. ❤️💕 Please take a moment to read this post. It is worth the while!

A Homeschool Mom

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“The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government…” Mid-terms are upon us and it’s time to turn our attention to the voting booth. As citizens of this constitutional republic, wherein we are blessed to participate in this experiment of self-governance, we have a civic duty to be proactive in electing representatives and voting on legislation.
~ U.S. Constitution – Article 4 Section 4

As parents, not just “homeschoolers”, it’s our duty to teach our children about fulfilling their civic duties. While our children’s textbooks taught them government and civics, we thought it was time to start putting what they learned into practice. So this year I decided to include the whole family in the voting process; a practice we intend to continue, hopefully, for the rest of our lives.

Begin the Voting Process With Prayer

During the Constitutional Convention, Ben Franklin declared:

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