7 Ways to Effectively Communicate with Your Spouse Without Fighting or Nagging

7 Ways to Effectively Communicate with Your Spouse Without Fighting or Nagging

My husband’s words cut through me like a knife yet he looked surprised by my pain filled reaction. And I wondered, how can one effectively communicate with your spouse without fighting or nagging? Clearly, our communication needed some work! I turned over in bed not wanting to look at him. Silently, I hoped he would…

To the Unsatisfied Wife

To the Unsatisfied Wife

To the Unsatisfied Wife, Valentine’s Day is a not so distant memory, as you browsed social media, finding picture after picture of grand gestures of love. Roses, chocolates, date nights, all representative of couples in a love so deep, they had to proclaim it to the world. Meanwhile, your day consisted more of average moments…

How to Keep Your Marriage from Being Hijacked by Your Kids

How to Keep Your Marriage from Being Hijacked by Your Kids

From the minute you said “I Do” as a blushing bride, you had visions of a lifetime of wedded bliss. You just knew that your marriage would be red hot and passionate regardless of what life threw your way. You just knew your marriage would be different and SO unlike the ho-hum relationships you’ve heard…

17 Ways to Make Time for Your Marriage

17 Ways to Make Time for Your Marriage

From newborns to toddlers to preschool to elementary school to the tween years and teenagers and college students…. it’s tough stuff (or so I hear  ).   Often times the everyday demands of feeding, bathing, clothing, driving, shuffling, disciplining, teaching….. etc. our children can lead to having very little mental or physical energy left for our…