The Secret to a Strong Marriage

The Secret to a Strong Marriage

When it comes to keeping your marriage strong, winning is more about your follow through than your strength going in.
4 Practical Steps to Battling Anxiety

4 Practical Steps for Battling Anxiety

Like me, do you battle anxiety? If so, here are four practical steps you can take when your feel panicked or overwhelmed.

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.

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...
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.
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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 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.
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How to Love Your Spouse in the Little Things

Here are some practical actions you can take to learn how to daily love your spouse in the little things.
3 Kind Ways to Respond to Rude People

3 Kind Ways to Respond to Rude People

How can you and I strive to respond in a gracious manner when we don’t feel like the other person deserves it? Here are three kind ways to respond to rude people.

3 Ways to Navigate Personality Clashes

Here are three ways to navigate personality clashes with others.
3 Ways to Help Your Kids Get the Most Out of Media

3 Ways to Help Your Kids Get the Most Out of...

Here are three ways you can help your kids get the most out of media.

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 to Brave the Loss of Your Dream

What are some ways you and I can grieve the loss of our dreams, especially when the pain and disappointment hurt so profoundly? Here are three suggestions.
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3 Reasons to Laugh Together as a Family

Here are three reasons it's important to laugh together as a family.
5 Marriage Survival Tips for Your Next Trip

5 Marriage Survival Tips for Your Next Trip

As fun as travel can be, it's also sometimes stressful. Here are five marriage survival tips for packing on your next trip.

Why ‘Toy Story 4’ Reminds Us We Are Never Too Old...

Toy Story 4 is a film about belonging and purpose that’s as much for adults as it is for kids. Maybe even more so.
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How ‘Captain Marvel’ Inspires Meaningful Conversations with Your Kids

Here are a few talking points to help you have meaningful conversations with your kids after seeing 'Captain Marvel.'
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.
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.