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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Tennessee Testing

We have officially started Testing season at the boys' school. Stephen is in 4th grade, so this is his second year enduring these tests. Carson has testing as well, but the emphasis isn't really put on them until 3rd grade. He also is so easy-going in general, but Stephen is super high-strung.

This week we've talked and talked to Stephen about these tests, and it's hard as parents to emphasize the importance of the tests without stressing high strung kiddos out!

I'm asking today that you say a little prayer for our boy & the rest of the kiddos taking tests the next couple of weeks. 
Father, Please wrap your arms around these students as they prepare to take the standardized tests. These tests in no way define who they are as students or teachers. Lord, give the teachers peace & comfort that they have prepared their students enough. Also, remind them that these tests do not prove their abilities as educators. Thank You Lord for the wonderful educators that You have provided our children. You have been gracious to our sweet boys, and I cannot thank You enough for Your goodness. As these days & weeks move on, give the teachers, students, and parents the strength to finish the race. It's all for Your glory, Lord.


  1. Sending prayers your way! I think I have more anxiety about the girls test than they do! Kate has had one round and will take another one in May. And Abigail will have one in May too! So stressful.

    1. Shew!! I know it's so much more stressful for us mamas. Thank you so much for the prayers. We've made it through week one, so big HALLELUJAHS from the Hensleys!