What Not to Say to Someone Grieving a Miscarriage

Maybe you have a friend who’s recently lost a preborn baby. If so, what are some other types of statements to avoid? Here are...

3 Ways to Navigate Personality Clashes

Here are three ways to navigate personality clashes with others.

3 Ways to Help Your Daughter Respond Well to Mean Girls

Here are 3 ways you can help your daughter respond well to mean girls.
5 Ways Helping Others Strengthens Your Marriage

5 Ways Helping Others Strengthens Your Marriage

Whether it’s helping neighbors move, serving in your church, or babysitting for friends, here are five ways helping others strengthens marriage.
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.
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 Rescue a Day Gone Wrong

How to Rescue a Day Gone Wrong

Have you ever had a day gone wrong in your marriage? I have! Here are two practical ways you can rescue, and maybe even prevent, a day gone wrong.

3 Ways to Make the Most of Where You Live

Even though our locations may seem random at times, God has you and me where we are for a reason. Here are 3 ways you can make the most of where you live.

Why Your Everyday Work Matters

Our everyday work matters, and here's the simple reason why.
3 Qualities Every Marriage Needs

3 Qualities Every Marriage Needs

Is there such a thing as a “perfect” couple? Actually, yes! And, in them, we see modeled three qualities every marriage needs.

How to Make a Kid-Sized Communication Sandwich

Our kids need greater amounts of praise than correction from us. A communication sandwich helps us accomplish this.
How a Shared Activity Helps Your Marriage

How a Shared Activity Helps Your Marriage

If you want to feel more connected on a daily basis in your marriage, make shared activities a priority. Here are some tips on how to do that.
What Parents and Kids Will Take Away from "Ferdinand"

What Parents and Kids Will Take Away from “Ferdinand”

What did I walk away from "Ferdinand" talking about with my daughter? Here are two takeaways.
3 Parent-Tween Conversation Starters from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

3 Parent-Tween Conversation Starters from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Do you have a tween who's excited about Star Wars: The Last Jedi? If so, here are three parent-tween conversation starters from the film that are sure to get you talking.
3 Ways Parents Can Team Up for the Holidays

3 Ways Parents Can Team Up for the Holidays

How can parents create a memorable and enjoyable holiday season for the entire family? Here are three traits.
What Makes COCO the Perfect Family Film

What Makes COCO the Perfect Family Film

Why is Pixar's animated movie COCO the perfect family film? For me, there is one simple reason which I think you'll appreciate too.
3 Ways to Parent as a Team

3 Ways to Parent as a Team

Here are three things to help you and your spouse better parent as a team.

What Fixer Upper Reminds Us About Marriage

Good marriages can and do exist. Fixer Upper offers each of us a weekly reminder of three simple qualities all of our marriages need.

5 Practical Ways You Can Support an Adoptive Family

I'm excited to introduce you to my friend and fellow author, Kristin Hill Taylor. Her book Peace in the Process: How Adoption Built My...
Made for Community

Made for Community

Deep inside we have an innate hunger and longing to be known by others. We know we were made for community.