Roadschooling 102: 8 Tips For The First-Time Homeschooling Parent (Guest Post Days)

Making the decision to homeschool your child is not one usually made lightly. Many families pray and pine over their choice. Will my child become socially awkward? Will my child feel like they missed out? Will my child fall into poor choices if they stay in public school? Does my child need more one-on-one academic …

Moms Best Friend (Caturday Saturdays)

Luvas has been dealing better with the jealousy  I think. Whenever Xander is in his bassinet, Luvas will be on the couch with me, or when I sleep or nap Luvas jumps on the bed and plops right next to me. It seems Luvas is adjusting to the fact that there are times where Xander …

CTM: Initial Attraction and In-House Separations

The latest issue of CTM is out! Here are the two articles I wrote for this issue: Pausing Your Marriage: In-House Separation Marriages sometimes seem to fall apart when there are extreme life stresses like affairs or addictions. When one spouse has an affair or suffers from an addiction, the other spouse usually is getting hurt, …

Should I Stay Home with the Kids? (Guest Post Days)

So you want to know if being a Stay-at-Home Mom or Dad is right for you? Hi, my name is Anna Havens (from Momma Bird Blog). I just want to thank Savannah for letting me guest post! I am a Stay-at-Home Mom of 3 little boys. It is honestly so hard, but I love being …

Finding Time to be “Spouse” (Mom Wednesdays)

When having a child, suddenly priorities change, there is a new little person who depends on you. In those early weeks you and your spouse may be struggling to find time to just be together as a couple, but finding the time, even just fifteen minutes a day could save your marriage. I wrote a while back …

The Importance of Child Attachment And Bonding (Baby Tuesdays)

*This post may have affiliate links One day we are a parent, and we have this new baby that depends solely on us. Our job is to take care of our child, be aware of their needs, and be attuned to our child’s personality and respond accordingly. Some of us are naturals, and others struggle. …

5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas (Married Mondays)

*This post may have affiliate links I wrote in January about how to bring romance back to your marriage, and if you’ve read that, maybe you already have Valentine idea’s planned. I know that this year, given Valentine’s is on a Wednesday, we planned to celebrate Valentine’s on the weekend instead. I personally believe every …

Pushing Back the Darkness – Bringing awareness to Human trafficking in America (Guest Post Days)

Human Trafficking is just one more nightmare America is trying to combat. It is the third fastest growing crime only behind weapon and drug trafficking and all three go hand in hand.  Human trafficking is both sex and labor trafficking.  It is a form of modern-day slavery that occurs around the world and in the …

Changing Dynamics (Caturday Saturdays)

The three photos above are from when Jak and I were living in a tiny apartment. We hated that place. But we were a family, one where the dynamic was obvious. Luvas was my cat, and Emily was Jaks. In the evenings we would spend time together, Luvas sitting with me and Emily cuddling with …

Overcoming The Major Struggles of Being A Single Mom (Guest Post Days)

Finances This is the biggest struggle that I have found as a single mum, as well as other mothers out there that I have interacted with. When you are a single parent, you are relying solely on your own income. Raising a child can be quite expensive, and doing it alone financially speaking is even …