When You Doubt If God Is Good to You

When You Doubt If God Is Good to You

Sometimes I secretly reflect on my life and base its value on how it compares to that of others. Do I believe that God is good to me, or only to others?
LUZIA by Cirque du Soleil

10 Reasons to Love LUZIA by Cirque Du Soleil

Here are 10 reasons my daughter and I loved LUZIA by Cirque du Soleil and why I think you and your family will love it too.
5 Strategies for a Stronger Marriage

5 Strategies for a Stronger Marriage

If you and your spouse are struggling to be a united team, here are five strategies you can put into practice for a stronger marriage.
How to Help Calm Fear in a Post-Miscarriage Pregnancy

How to Help Calm Fear in a Post-Miscarriage Pregnancy

In a post-miscarriage pregnancy, it can be difficult not to feel fearful. I know from experience. Here are three things that helped me calm fear during mine.
How to Pick Friends Who Help Marriage

How to Pick Friends Who Help Marriage

How can you make sure that you pick friends who help marriage? Here are three suggestions of qualities to look for in your close friendships.
LEAP! And Its Best Teachable Moments for Kids

LEAP! and Its Best Teachable Moments for Kids

LEAP! encourages kids to chase their dreams with passion. But that’s not all it teaches them. Here are three more valuable lessons that stand out to me.
Why Life-Giving Words Matter to Your Kids

Why Life-Giving Words Matter to Your Kids

Our kids need us to speak life-giving words to them. This story from my husband’s middle school years and its modern-day impact demonstrates why.
When God Asks You to Be Fearless

When God Asks You to Be Fearless

Is there an area of life in which God is asking you to be fearless? If so, I get it. Lately, He's been asking me to be brave too.
brave marriage

Brave Marriage … Even If You Don’t Feel Like It

When your feelings direct you away from your spouse, determine to brave marriage ... even if you don't feel like it.
How to Respond to Your Disappointed Child

How to Respond to Your Disappointed Child

Are you unsure how to respond to a disappointed child? Here’s how I’m learning to react when my kids experience small letdowns.
Date Night Movies Meet Both His and Her Needs

Date Night Movies Meet Both His and Her Needs

Researchers say men and women have distinctly different preferences on how they connect with others. Date night movies meet both his and her needs.
How to Help Your Angry Child

How to Help Your Angry Child

Are you parenting an angry child? Here are some tips on how you can help your kid control, process, and express anger better.
Take the "Which TV Couple Are You Most Like?" Quiz

Take the “Which TV Couple Are You Most Like?” Quiz

When it comes to teamwork in your relationship, which TV couple are you and your significant other most like? Take this fun quiz to find out.

How to Encourage Your Kids to Love the Arts

Do you want to encourage your kids to love the arts? Here are several practical ways we are doing this with our four daughters.

How to Inspire Patriotism in Your Kids

Need some suggestions on how to inspire patriotism in your kids this Fourth of July? Here are a few suggestions.
When Conflict in Marriage Feels Hopeless

When Conflict in Marriage Feels Hopeless

Conflict in marriage doesn't need to feel hopeless. Here are ways you can work through it together and come out stronger.

How to Keep a Relationship Strong Over Distance

How can you keep a relationship strong over distance? Here's what we discovered in our own "absence = what?" experiment.
What to Do When Comparison Blinds You to the Beauty of Your Story

What to Do When Comparison Blinds You to the Beauty of...

I often let comparison blind me to the beauty of my own individual story. Do you?

5 Things to Tell Your Husband This Father’s Day

Here are five things to tell your husband this Father's Day.

3 Ways Community Keeps Us Needy and Why That Is a...

Community keeps us needy and that's a good thing. Here's why.