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Should We Have Kids?

Many married couples are putting off the decision on whether to have children … and an increasing number choose to not have any.

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Stories of Changed Lives and Transformed Legacies

Stories of resurrected marriages Stories of good marriages strengthened Stories of lifelong marriages Premarriage stories Stories of parenting challenges Salvation stories        At FamilyLife, we love to tell stories about what God does in families. He saves marriages. He strengthens homes. He changes lives for eternity through the gospel of Jesus Christ.   We hope that you […]

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10 Tips for Leading Marriage Small Groups

Significant life change can happen in the context of small groups. In this setting, group members can feel safe to discuss issues and share experiences on a more personal level. One of the keys to small group effectiveness is the leaders and the preparations they make. We asked Scott and Sue Allen, small group leaders […]

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5 Things We Can Do to Build Up Marriage

“I sat down to type a scathing rant about gay marriage,” wrote blogger Matt Walsh. “I sat down to tell the world that gay marriage is the greatest threat to the sanctity of marriage.  But then I remembered … a sign I saw on the side of the road a little while back. Divorce for sale! […]

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Stories of HomeBuilders

The Art of Marriage® Couples devotionals Explore FamilyLife eMentoring™ Global Outreach HomeBuilders Couples Series® LifeReady® Military   Passport2Purity® Preparing for Marriage  Resurrection Eggs® Stepping Up™ Weekend to Remember® marriage getaway What God Wants for Christmas®   At FamilyLife, we love to tell how God works through ordinary people to changes lives for eternity. And we’re so […]

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I Thought I Married the Wrong Person

Editor’s note: This article was adapted from the story of a woman who attended one of FamilyLife’s I Still Do™ events between 1999-2002.  As we prepare to hold three new I Still Do events this summer and fall, we thought you’d be encouraged by this testimony about the importance of the marriage covenant. Soon after […]

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Are You in an Abusive Relationship? -2

When the abuse first begins, many women in abusive relationships aren’t sure if what they are experiencing is abusive. In fact, one of the biggest hurdles to addressing domestic violence is that very few victims self-identify as experiencing abuse. Many think abuse happens to “those women” and don’t want to have the stigma of being […]

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Doing Nothing Is Not an Option

Marriages and families were dishonored on Presidents’ Day when AshleyMadison.com, the online dating site that promotes adultery and extramarital affairs, launched its latest national campaign for infidelity. One of the billboards landed in my community, only miles from FamilyLife headquarters … and my home. The billboard boasts, “Who said cheaters never prosper? Happy Presidents Day!” […]

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A Final Gift to a Grieving Wife

Fifteen years ago last month, my brother was killed.  A drunken driver cut short his life as he pulled a late-night shift for a fellow police officer in Hawaii. Jay took every opportunity he could to earn enough money to move his wife and two young children from their apartment into a real home. He died […]

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15 Ways to Find a Babysitter

It’s often not easy for parents to find reliable babysitters they can afford and trust.

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Deserted By His Dad

Brian Yak didn’t want to get married until he had the chance to meet his biological father … and get some answers.

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Absentee Parenting

6 Dysfunctional Parenting Styles

Spiritually healthy parents walk each day, step by step, with God as their guide.

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Family Recipes

Editor’s Note:  Here are three recipes mentioned on the July 12, 2014, broadcast of FamilyLife This Week®. The bon bon recipe is very old; if you try to make it, we hope that you are successful and have fun! Bon Bons (Dalcie Rainey)  2 cups sugar 1/2 cup white corn syrup 1/2 cup whipping cream […]

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