What do I do when my spouse and I aren’t on the same page?

Photo courtesy of Corbis Before you read any further – the foundation for this post is that marriage is designed as a place to grow up. If you don’t agree with this idea, it’s probably best if you head on to the other blogs in your reader. If you are a regular reader of blogs (read more…)

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One way to increase passion In marriage – live simply

This time last year, my wife and I were making preparations to place our house on the market. We weren’t looking to move to an enormous house, but since we now had two kids, we were looking to gain another bedroom and a bit more storage space. After several weeks of preparation and organization, a (read more…)

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Help! We just can’t seem to communicate

If you’ve been in a serious relationship for any length of time, you know full well that communication problems and misunderstandings occur. It’s inevitable. Every couple has had times where they simply could not communicate. Right? So what happened to transform your relationship – where one day you understood each other perfectly, and the next, (read more…)

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What kids need most – cool parents

Last month we explored putting yourself first for a healthy marriage. This time, we’re going to explore where you are in relation to your kids. The greatest thing you can do for your kids is learn to focus on yourself. Let me repeat – the greatest thing you can do for your kids is learn (read more…)

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Putting first things first—where are you on the list?

When I picture today’s mom, I see a woman juggling while riding a bicycle on a high-wire. Add the role of being a wife, and picture this same image, but with the high-wire suspended over a lion’s cage. Motherhood today is anything but simple. I doubt I need to tell you that marriage is the (read more…)

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