Important values for the Amish include the maintaining of their families and their faith. They seek to make decisions that will allow their faith practices to continue and their children to have the opportunity to choose their faith as young adults, as well.
As mentioned in other articles in the Amish Knowledgebase, one of the ways the Amish are able to accomplish this is with their family businesses. In the past their farm based livelihoods allowed them to accomplish several things. One, they could work alongside their children to train them how to work and build relationships. Two, working on ...
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By: Jennifer Yoder

 

Growing up in Holmes County, Ohio’s Amish Country, I never fully appreciated just how lucky I was. Looking back, one of my favorite things to do was go to my grandma’s house on Saturday afternoon. The afternoons that I loved the most were the ones when we got in her jeep and traveled the few miles from Farmerstown to Charm, getting excited and pointing out all the horses along the way.

We would end up at a quaint little country shop called Millers Dry Goods. As a kid, I thought the store was a magical place. There were fabric ...
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Dave Mast

    What makes for great Christmas memories? Hopefully it isn’t all of the toys, electronic gizmos, and all of the glitz and glamour that accompanies the holidays these days.
    As I look back on my Christmases as a youth, inevitably, my first thoughts always go to Grandma and Grandpa Stemen’s house in Convoy, Ohio.
    It is odd that I wouldn’t conjure up memories of my own home in Trail, Ohio. But my mind always quickly lapses back to my childhood days of Christmases at my mother’s childhood home. After all, one doesn’t get to see Great-grandma Dindot all ...
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