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Breast cancer. It's one of the hardest challenges anyone ever has to deal with. Here are 10 ways to offer breast cancer support to someone you love. #breastcancer #cancer #cancersupport

10 Ways to Offer Breast Cancer Support

You’re dealing with one of the hardest challenges that you’ve ever faced. The love of your life has been diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s an overwhelming and frightening time for…

As a parent, you juggle tasks, schedules, relationships, and there’s an endless list of things to do. Being a good parent to your kids is challenging! #parenting #beingagoodparent #goodparenting #kids

Being a Good Parent to Your Kids!

That very thing you dread as a first-time parent—it happened to me. I was 8.5 months pregnant and my water broke in public. But not just anywhere—it happened at a…

Friendships are precious, sweet, and life-giving. However, sometimes things get messy and complicated. Find out how to heal a broken friendship. #friendships #brokenfriendship #healing

How to Heal a Broken Friendship

I curled up on my bed, staring at my cell phone and willing it to vanish. Dreading the phone call awaiting me. My heart racing with each passing second. Next,…

It's so easy to forget that our most essential & significant relationship is with Father God. Here's a post showing how to build your relationship with God. #build #relationships #relatingtoGod

How to Build Your Relationship with God

Have you ever scrolled through social media looking at pictures of people having fun together and ended up feeling like you didn’t have a friend in the world? Seeing all the…

Do you feel like you are falling short in your prayer life? Need an easier way to improve? Discover how to pray more effective prayers for my family. #prayers #family #marriage #prayersformyfamily

How to Pray More Effective Prayers for My Family (and yours)

When I see 11:18 on the clock, it’s my cue to pray for my marriage. Whether it’s morning or night, I pray blessings on my marriage at 11:18, because my…

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…