3 Ways to Better Parent Together

Here are three things I’ve discovered go a long way toward helping Ted and I better parent together.

3 Lessons from History’s Most Infamous Duo

While these two are often remembered as the world's most scandalous fruit eaters, when it comes to our marriages, we can learn a lot from this original duo.

Practice Patience with Your Spouse

Here are four practical ways we’ve learned to practice patience for the old habits as we work together toward the new.

3 Steps Towards Creating Teamwork in Your Marriage

We’ve learned how to work together and compromise when it comes to cooking. For us, it’s boiled down to three ingredients.

A 30-Year Echo

With our words, we can squelch life, tear down, deflate, demean, and bring a kind of death that doesn’t kill the body, but disfigures the soul. Or we can choose to speak life.

Feed Your Spouse Praise

The good news is that, as much as food speaks love to Ted, I know a more direct — not to mention less labor-intensive — way to his heart.

Easter Mourning Together

The suffering Ted and I experienced together ultimately made our marriage stronger.

Everybody’s Workin’ for the Weeknight: 4 Reasons to Love Weeknight Dates

Not only are weeknight dates best for our calendar, I’ve come to prefer them. Here are four reasons why.

When a Friend’s Marriage Falters

Even if you feel unqualified, you can still be there for your friends. Here are three things I’m learning normal, non-counselors like you and me can do.
When to Take a Mommy Time Out

When to Take a Mommy Time Out

How to do you know when it's time to take a mommy time out? Here are some not-so-subtle signals that warn, “System Overload!”