At first I found the KonMari tidying method to be humorous. But my husband says it’s attractive to him when I clean and organize our home.
How Marie Kondo Helped My Tupperware Drawer … and My Marriage
Is A Working Mom a More Important Woman?
Working moms want significance, power, influence. Women know we can change the world. And want to be given the right to. What if motherhood offers that?
When Everyone Gets Invited to the Birthday Party
My kid’s birthday party means I include and find commonalities with nearly total strangers. And it’s a really beautiful thing.
I Used to Fail at Valentine’s Day
I always seemed to fail at this holiday until a game-changer idea took me from zero to hero. Now my wife and kids look forward to it weeks in advance.
Nobody Liked My Tweet! Searching for Significance in the World of Social Media
People spend hours tweaking their digital persona in a search for significance. Yet is social media the best place to look?
10 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Improve Your Sex Life
Maintaining the marital bed isn’t always easy. Here are some ideas to help you keep your marriage strong by coming together often as husband and wife.
Guard Your Heart From Adultery
The core issue regarding sexual temptation is the condition of our hearts.
5 Ways to Avoid Being a Drama Addict
Moms today have enough on their plates without adding unnecessary drama to the list.
Kids are Worth Every Single Penny—And More
At the end of my life, I won’t be sad that I couldn’t afford a bigger house, more vacations, or designer clothes. I’ll be thankful for the rich memories and lives we’ve built with our children.
Let’s Turn the Helpless Into Heroes
I’ve always believed that’s what birth mothers really are—heroes.
Young, Married, and Unable to Have Sex
Having grown up in the church, it came as a shock to me when my husband and I encountered difficulty consummating our marriage.
5 Ways to Stay Close to Your Spouse in Life’s Busiest Seasons
Our intentions to do good can also pull us away from the most important human relationship in our lives.
Helping Your Family Understand Racial Reconciliation
We cannot live redemptive lives and hate our neighbor. Diversity in relationships not only shows unity to the world but also builds in our own hearts a love for others.
What Else Could We Learn About Marriage?
We thought we knew it all, but the Weekend to Remember® marriage getaway gave us practical help that was built on a solid foundation of biblical truth.
Lose the Toxic, Not the Masculinity
If our hearts chafe at this whole line of thinking, our issue is with the gospel, not the cultural narrative.
The Digital Dirty Dozen: 12 Apps for Parents to Watch Out For
My limited experience has taught me to be vigilant in what I allow before my children’s eyes.
Making Resolutions for a Thriving Marriage
Setting goals is important to maintaining a healthy marriage. Here are a few ideas to help you stick to them.
Soothing the Shopping Itch Without Breaking the Bank
Ideas to help you feel like you’re living in luxury without spending much money … or any at all.
Questions every parent should ask their kids as they consider college and career
In order for your teenagers to be able to make adult-level decisions, they need guidance. You can help them by asking good questions.
Asking Forgiveness From My Kids … Again
My kids need to grow up with the knowledge that I require a Savior just as much as they do.
Why I Wish We Hadn’t Lived Together Before Marriage
Here are five reasons I wish my husband and I hadn’t moved in together before saying “I do.”
Why Does God Allow Suffering?
These basic principles will help you and your family understand the biblical reasons for tragedy.
Two Funerals and a Wedding
Three ways I’ve helped my stepfamily grieve the deaths of both previous spouses.
The Search: Who Am I Now?
From widow and single mother to second wife and stepmom, my soul suffered an identity crisis.
Survival Tips for the First Year of Stepfamily Life
Ten ideas that helped (or would have helped) my family during our first blended year.
Some Good News About the Bad News About Marriage
Divorce rates aren’t really as bad as the academics were implying.
What I Wish for Jeff Bezos and Tim Tebow
Despite their differing marriage scenarios, my prayer for both the Bezos and Tebows is the same: a happy ending
Riding the Two Rails of Grief: Faith and Suffering
After the unexpected death of our son, my wife and I learned that faith informs pain, but it doesn’t erase it.
Maintaining Our Individuality in Marriage
When you look at our marriage you see unity, but you also see each one of us as a different and unique person.
For the New Bride: 4 Things to Remember After Saying ‘I Do’
I had no idea what being a wife meant other than we’d live together forever, hopefully have some kids, and file a joint tax return.