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 Speaking TopicsRequest Jill as a SpeakerRequest Mark and Jill as Speakers “Jill Savage is the best.  If you are looking for a dynamic speaker who can touch the heart of an audience, Jill is your girl.  Her honest, relevant, story-telling … Continue reading

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Lower the Expectations

On Saturday I had the privilege of watching a friend’s 3-month-old for about 7 hours.  It took me back to the good ‘ole days of burp rags, diaper changes, and very little time for myself.  I agreed to babysit with … Continue reading

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Homemade Freezer Cookies

I have a confession to make.  If there’s sugar in the house, I have no self-control.  Seriously…I’ve learned that the only way to stay true to a healthy diet is to keep sweet treats out of the house. But I … Continue reading

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More Encouragement for You: Sally Baucke Hearts at Home Video

Here’s another short video clip to encourage you from the 2009 Hearts at Home conferences.   (If you get my blog by email, click here to watch the video.)

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Got a few minutes? Enjoy this Hearts at Home video clip and be encouraged!

Because it’s Hearts at Home week, today I thought you’d enjoy a short video clip from last year’s Hearts at Home conference. (If you receive my blog by email, you’ll probably have to click here to watch the video.)  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late To Join the Fun at Hearts at Home!

The winner of the Growing Grateful Kids book drawing is Megan who posted as “The Dowell Family.”  I’ll contact you by email Megan to get your mailing address.  Congrats! I was so inspired by all the stories shared…if you missed … Continue reading

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A fresh idea for the family meal

I am a firm believe of the importance of the family meal.  I’ve posted about it before here.  I believe that the family needs to sit down around the dinner table most evenings to foster communication and family connection.  No … Continue reading

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Life is So Unfair!

So my 13-year-old son wants the world to know that he is the ONLY kid in 8th grade who doesn’t have a cell phone. I told him I was happy to tell the world for him. After all, I think … Continue reading

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You won’t believe what I had to do this weekend. In a matter of just 24 hours I had to replace my blender, my hand mixer, and my iron! I couldn’t believe it! I’ve decided that we need to start … Continue reading

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Wisdom for first time moms?

I’m spent some time today with a new mom. She was looking for encouragement from a seasoned mom. “Seasoned…” that’s a nice way to say old. 🙂 That conversation got me thinking about a good blog conversation for us to … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“When my kids become unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.” ~Erma Bombeck

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Real Moms…Real Jesus Discussion Chapter 2

Welcome to week 2 of our Real Moms…Real Jesus Discussion! Feel free to chime in on any part of our discussion. Pick one or two questions, all the questions, or ask a few questions of your own! Let’s start with … Continue reading

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It’s Monday!

It was a refreshing long Easter weekend at the Savage home. Easter is the hardest holiday for me because for 20 years of being in ministry that means we can’t ever have Easter with extended family who live hours away. … Continue reading

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