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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Love is a Verbby Jill Savage My friend and I sat across the table chatting over lunch. With February being the “month of love” we began to discuss our plans (or lack of plans at that point) for Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement AND Today’s Discussion and Giveaway

Today I’d like to share an article I wrote for the holidays. We’ll use it to launch our Christmas discussion and giveaway today. You’ll find info about both after the article!Random Acts of Christmas Kindnessby Jill Savage Late one Fall, … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Communication Strategies for Parentsby Jill Savage When our youngest son was in preschool he sat at the kitchen island telling me about his day at school. I was busy fixing dinner so I multitasked while listening to his story. Finally, … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Family Mealsby Jill Savage As a mother, there are many days that I long would love to hang a sign that says “Kitchen closed”. Between meals and snacks, the focus on food can be overwhelming. When I find myself frustrated … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Several years ago I had the opportunity to travel internationally for several different reasons in a year’s time. That year, I wrote the following article for our local newspaper during the week of 4th of July. I thought it would … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is upon us, and you’re likely doing what I’m doing: trying to figure out how to make it a great day for dad. I’ve been thinking about some important gifts we need to give dad today and everyday. … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Home As A Pep RallyBy Jill Savage Erica was playing her best game ever. Not only were Mark and I there to cheer her on, but her four siblings as well. She had her own cheering section! Every home can … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Taking Care of the Me in MommyBy Jill Savage “Why do I feel like I want to run away from home?” asked the weary mom sitting across the table from me. “I love my family, but I feel like I’ve … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

The Importance of Advance Decision-MakingBy Jill Savage Every Friday is date day for my husband and I. It’s his day off and I keep my calendar open to allow us to spend the day together. And it’s an advance decision … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Passing On The TraditionsBy Jill Savage(first published in 2007 when my oldest daughter was getting married) She opened each present with a sense of excitement about what new appliance, linen, or home décor gift might be hidden beneath the wrapping … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Chameleon MomBy Jill Savage My eighteen-year-old daughter loves to go to the mall. She loves to shop, but even more she desires to see how outfits are put together or clothing is constructed. She has a mom who hates to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Thanks all for the great discussion on Chapter 2! If you’re behind on reading and want to participate in the discussion anytime this week, we’d love to hear your thoughts! Here’s Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement: Visioning VacationsBy Jill Savage Many … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

The Power of Our WordsJill Savage When our youngest son was in preschool he sat at the kitchen island telling me about his day at school. I was busy fixing dinner so I multitasked while listening to his story. Finally, … Continue reading

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