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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Ups And Downs Of Single Motherhood

I never ever in my craziest imagination thought I would be a single mom. My biggest dream and goal from age 3 on was to be a wife and mother and to start this life straight out of high school. No other options even existed for me. That was going to be my life. It …

Co-Parenting Happily After Bitter Divorce: The Power of Forgiveness (Guest Post Days)

Can you get along happily with your ex after a bitter divorce? I never thought it would be possible. My divorce wasn’t easy and it took many years to heal, but here I am. We got together in 2005 after being the best of friends all through college. I was totally in love and blind …

Picking Up the Pieces After A Divorce (Guest Post Days)

I never wanted to be divorced. However, that is the reality I was handed. I grew up in a loving home, with two parents who have been married for 45 years. Rarely did my siblings and I witness disagreements between them, and to this day they are each other’s best friend. We were taught that …

Lessons Learned in Early Marriage and Motherhood (Guest Post Day)

I met my husband, Kylan, when I was 19. We were married 8 months later just after I had turned 20. Sounds pretty normal for two Mormons going to Brigham Young University, right? What’s not so normal is our background and my husband’s experiences. When we got married, my husband was 24, divorced, and had …

How to Improve Your Child’s Behavior: A Therapist’s System (Guest Post Day)

When I worked as a child therapist before becoming a stay-at-home mom, I heard a lot of the same concerns from parents about their kids’ behaviors.  They often expressed out of desperation, “I’ve tried everything. I’ve taken so many things away from my kid that I have nothing else left to take away.  And he …

Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies and an Anxious Pup (Guest Post Days)

Last week, my friend hit me up and asked if I could help bake some vegan stuff for a work potluck. I enthusiastically agreed, and then proceeded to annoy the crap out of her by sending idea after idea, and link after link. For real, if you ask me for baking help, be prepared for …