Talking is one of the best ways to build intimacy as a couple. It is easy, however, to slip into “purposeless” talk or “utilitarian” talk (just going over what the kids are doing, what needs to be done around the [...]
As a country we are mourning the tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. This devastating loss took our youth in the midst of our national pastime, hockey. As we face grief, here are some ideas to offer support or to realize [...]
How can you learn how to share responsibilities and work together? It’s not easy, but you can start team building with a let’s learn to work together date. Here’s how to start: For this date go where you know it [...]
“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” C.S. Lewis When I got married, nobody told me Christian marriages could break down, that there could be infidelity, and my Christian husband could reject and abandon his wife [...]
As teens begin to build independence it might look like they're pushing us away. On one hand, they want to establish their own identity, but at the same time they still need (and want!) their parents presence.
They say that when you marry someone you marry their entire family. There’s a lot of truth in that. In reality, you don’t just have to deal with parent-in-laws, there are sibling-in-laws, their respective spouses and children, grandparents, step parents [...]
Read Karen’s Story Here We sat in the Emergency waiting room. I sat fidgeting with my hands. Karen sat gingerly on the edge of her seat, nervous and in more pain than she had ever experienced before. We had agreed, [...]
We want to clearly and carefully say there is a difference between a destructive/abusive marriage and a difficult or disappointing marriage. Read Bruce’s Story Here We sat in the Emergency waiting room. I sat gingerly on the edge of my [...]