Love Your Child in the Language He Understands

Parents want to know the secret to loving their children effectively. How can a parent love a child in the language they understand? Love Language Every child has a special way of perceiving love, according to Dr. Gary Chapman, co-author of  The 5 Love Languages of Children. Children (and all people) speak and understand emotional … Continue reading Love Your Child in the Language He Understands

6 Ways to Have a Forever Marriage

Everyone entering marriage expects it to last forever.  Engaged or married, let’s explore ways a forever marriage can be possible.   “Forever Yours?” Let me count the ways: 1.  Sex should be a priority. This wife said making love with her husband just wasn’t one of her priorities: I was too busy, too tired, and flat … Continue reading 6 Ways to Have a Forever Marriage

6 Things You Should Know Before Saying “I Do” Part 1

Marriage gives us the best hands-on training for life.  From your experience, what words of wisdom would you offer couples considering marriage? Here are a few nuggets Facebook readers offered: 6 Things to Consider before Marriage 1.     Marriage is covenant, not a contract. * A covenant Is based on faith and trust Is permanent Cannot be broken … Continue reading 6 Things You Should Know Before Saying “I Do” Part 1

You Are Not Invisible–Just Hidden

Waiting at stoplights can be a trial in patience. Especially when you’re in a hurry. How many times have I waited for the left turn signal, only to be ignored as the green light switches in favor of the ongoing traffic? Am I Invisible? Waiting is hard. But it’s even worse when you are overlooked and … Continue reading You Are Not Invisible–Just Hidden

Keep Those Romantic Fires Burning

Marriage proposals can be one of the most romantic things ever. It bothers me that once a couple marries, romance tends to fizzle. The marriage proposal should set the stage for a romantic marriage. On a recent trip to Venice, we saw a  woman peeking around a wall, snapping a picture and giggling. Our curious … Continue reading Keep Those Romantic Fires Burning

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