Author Archives: JillSavage

Must Verses Might

Today’s post is a guest post by Kasey Johnson who is the author of the brand new book/Bible study Mom Essentials: 10 Words Successful Mothers Live By. Kasey is also a Hearts at Home blogger and one of her blog hop … Continue reading

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Post-Cancer Nutrition Changes

When I met with my oncologist after my last treatment he told me that I now have three jobs: 1) Exercise Regularly 2) Eat Right 3) Keep my weight down As he explained, lifestyle changes can make a difference in … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”                                                       … Continue reading

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Do You Love The Ordinary Parts of Your Day?

This week I’ve had my grandchildren and at times it feels as if I’ve gotten nothing done! As I surveyed my day yesterday, it was tempting to say that I didn’t get much done. But then I thought again. There … Continue reading

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Parenting in the Early Years: Take Care of Yourself

I remember the day well. I had a newborn, a four-year-old, and a six-year-old. As a stay-at-home mom, I’d been with them all day and I was exhausted. Mark walked in the door from work and I said desperately, “I … Continue reading

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Parenting in the Early Years: Rhythm and Routine

The early years are important years for developing security, self-discipline, and emotional safety.  Routine and structure play important roles in setting those foundational elements in place. When you think about it, life is filled with changes.  Even in a child’s … Continue reading

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Parenting in the Early Years: Be In Charge

Mark and I have the joy of having 2 or our 3 grandkids all this week while Mom and Dad take their church youth group to a week-long youth conference. I’m knee-deep in diaper, sippy cups, and cutting up food … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.”                                                 … Continue reading

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My Favorite Travel Apps

On our recent road trip I discovered a couple of apps that made travel so much easier! The first was Rest Area Finder.  If we needed to make a potty stop, the first thing I’d do is look at how … Continue reading

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A Time of Rest

Austin, Mark, and I just returned from a much-needed two week vacation.  I chose to unplug during that time–I scheduled a few Facebook posts and blog posts so it didn’t seem like I disappeared. But in real life, I did. And … Continue reading

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