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Marriage can be both a great joy and a great challenge. Sometimes it gets really tough. Learn how to fight for your marriage in today's post. #marriage #fight #fightformarriage

How to Fight for Your Marriage

I remember sitting around a table of 5 friends. Some closer than others and some fairly new in my life. It was a conversation I won’t ever forget. It offered…

It can be challenging to know how to talk to our kids--especially when they hit the teen years. Learn how to communicate with your teenager in this post. #teens #teenagers #parenting #communicate

How to Communicate with Your Teenager

In our family, we have a fun mix of ages and stages. We’re celebrating our grown son and his bride as they build a new life together. Our young adult…

Dealing with chronic pain and illness can make anyone's life challenging. But, there is hope. learn how to navigate chronic illness and marriage. #chronicillness #marriage #relationships

How to Navigate Chronic Illness and Marriage

It started during the engagement. He called from the hospital with the news – kidney stones. Four hundred miles away, I felt helpless and frustrated. But the saga continued. As…

Do you ever struggle to understand and relate to your siblings? Here is great advice for how ot get along with your sister (and brother). #siblings #sister #brother #family

How to Get Along With Your Sister (and Brother)

I don’t have much of a relationship with my sister. There I said it and I’m admitting to it. It’s not that I like how it is. I wish it…

Do you want to improve your marriage relationship? Make it better? What are some keys to a happy and a successful marriage? Find out in today's post. #marriage #keystomarriage #relationships

What are the KEYS to a Successful Marriage?

Do you want to improve your marriage relationship? Would you be willing to do a little work to make them better, sweeter, more fun, and more enjoyable? Sometimes it takes a…

2 Powerful Questions to Improve Your Marriage. #marriage #bettermarriage #hope

2 Powerful Questions to Improve Your Marriage

If you’ve been married any length of time, you’re probably familiar with conflict. As a marriage counselor, I have the privilege of helping people navigate through conflict and learn new…

Relating to those of the same-sex can cause all sorts of interesting problems. Learn how to improve your relationship with your same-sex family & friends. #samesex #relationships #problems

How to Improve Your Relationship with Your Same-Sex Family and Friends

Nearly all of us know of someone who identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender- whether a co-worker, neighbor, friend or even a family member.   And If not— chances…

Do you ever feel like clutter is taking over your world? Stealing your joy? Discover how to begin to clear out the clutter in your life in today's post. #clutter #organization #organized

Discover How To Clear Out The Clutter in Your Life (and a Giveaway!)

Do you ever feel like clutter is taking over your life? It could be in your home, your car, your kids’ rooms, your yard, or even in your heart and…

We live in a crazy, noisy world. Our kids need us to intentionally seek to influence their lives. Learn how to do more effective parenting in a noisy world. #parenting #effective #raisingkids

More Effective Parenting in a Noisy World

Our children might not admit it, but they do rely on us as the parent to have the greatest influence in their lives. Whether your child is 4 years old…

There is nothing quite like a good night of sleep... especially for your entire family. Discover how to encourage good sleeping habits for your family. #family #sleep #goodsleep #bettersleep

How to Encourage Good Sleeping Habits for the Family

No matter your age, social status, job or religion, one thing stays constant – the need for quality sleep. With a good night’s rest under your belt, you rise feeling…

Ever feel like your man is not really listening to you? Ouch! It hurts! So, what do we do? Discover how to love your man even when he doesn't listen to you. #marriage #goodmarriage #listentome #listening

How to Love Your Man Even When He Doesn’t Listen to You

Have you ever found yourself sharing something really close to your heart with your mate, only to realize he or she is far, far away? Not really listening at all?…

Life is busy! And, in the busyness, we often neglect the relationships that matter most. Here's how to make your marriage thrive when you don't have time. #marriage #relationships #happymarriage

How to Make Your Marriage Thrive When You Don’t Have Time

I vowed at a very early age that I would NEVER marry a minister. I’m not sure why – maybe it had something to do with the idea of living…

When Your God and His Don't Line Up #unequallyyoked #marriage #relationships

When Your God and His Don’t Line Up

If I only had a dollar for every friend or acquaintance who shared with me how their spouse isn’t on the same page when it came to spiritual things ……

Prayer is powerful! And, praying for our children is a must. Here are 10 powerful scriptures to pray for your kids for maximum effectiveness. #prayer #prayingforkids @powerfulprayer

10 powerful scriptures to pray for your kids

It was one of the most amazing things I’ve ever experienced. We were meeting in our weekly Moms in Touch Prayer Group to pray for our elementary aged children. Our…

Do you ever get caught in the comparison trap? Have you been spending too much time comparing yourself to others? It's so easy to do! #comparisontrap #comparison

Do you ever get caught in the comparison trap?

Do you ever get caught in the comparison trap? BIBLE PASSAGE: Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody…