I have a confession. I have some significant blind spots when it comes to understanding racism. I have considered myself open-hearted and open-minded to people of color, but in the wake of the death of George Floyd on May 25th, I have taken a deep dive into conversations, books and movies on racism and white privilege and have realized I have been ignorant and disengaged.
How does being compassionate with yourself as a parent help your marriage? Good question. First, remember that everything is connected. How you care for yourself as you parent affects your relationship with yourself, your child, and yes… your spouse. We can be pretty hard on ourselves as parents.
Do you ever wonder what it takes to have a perfect marriage? I’ll let you in on a little secret; there are no perfect marriages! Marriage is something that needs protection and tender care for a lifetime!
A refreshing read on how to restore or reboot your marriage, No More Perfect Marriages might be the perfect book for you. Jill and Mark Savage recently published this beneficial book regarding growth in marital intimacy.
Dear Friends, Are you parenting a teenager? Do you wonder how much you should do for them and how much you should let them handle on their own, how much to support and how much to let them struggle? I just read a very helpful devotional that will help you sort through these questions. We all want our kids to thrive as they leave the…
Just yesterday I was talking with a young millennial I admire and she was protesting the bad rap her demographic receives. Millennials have been depicted as entitled, indulged, and having a poor work ethic and she didn’t relate to any of these characterizations. None of us like to be stereotyped, especially if it’s negative. At the risk of positively stereotyping, I’d like to give a…
Guest Post: How much time does it take to stay in love for a life time? In our book, Red Hot Monogamy, we explain the minimum time commitment we have seen necessary to maintain the connectedness needed for a healthy strong marriage (and a sizzling sex life). This month, make some T.I.M.E. for love:
Ten – twenty minutes to talk together alone everyday. It is amazing how just making time to talk about things more important than who is going to pick up the milk will reconnect and rekindle your hearts. This is the reason that we place couple communication questions in all of the books we author.