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90 Ways to Reconnect with Your Spouse (Free Printable)

90 ways to reconnect with your spouse ( husband or wife ) and improve your marriage. Simple ideas and conversation starters for building a solid relationship after baby, with parenting duties, or during a busy season. Could even work after an affair or separation, to help rekindle the spark you once had. Lots of simple ideas and fun dates to enjoy your life together.

Throughout the last few years, Joe and I have gradually grown apart. I slept with Allie in her bed, and he slept in our bed. We never hugged or kissed and often didn’t even usually have nice words for one another. Joe and I have seen a therapist for emotionally focused therapy for years and years, maybe seven? It’s been a long time, even though EFT is supposed to be a short-term solution. We both have a lot of childhood issues to work out, and they have had lasting effects on our relationships with people in general, but especially with … Read more

45 Bible Verses About Having A Strong & Healthy Marriage

45 Bible Verses about how to have a strong healthy marriage - Problems in marriage can often be solved through a lot of prayer, hard work, and maybe counseling. These scriptures on love and marriage can be read by husband or wife or together as a couple. The words of God and Jesus Christ can give truth and faith to your wedding or life. Beautiful encouragement.

Marriage is hard. Can I get an amen? Joe and I had a huge fight earlier this week. It all started because Joe told Grace not to do something because it was bedtime. He told her she could do it in the morning. She did it anyway. I had no intention of intervening because I knew I was not going to take the girls to bed for another half hour or so, and I knew she had plenty of time to complete the project. Joe was mad that I didn’t step in. He felt like his instructions were ignored (which … Read more

101 More Ways to Love Your Husband

101 Ways to love your husband - A happy marriage doesn't just happen. You have to be intentional about romance and fun and these tips and ideas will help you woo any guy and make him feel like your boyfriend. Date nights, treats, acts of service, and lots of other advice.

Five years ago, I wrote a list of 75 ways to love your kids. Loving my kids comes naturally to me; it’s like breathing. I grew them in my body. I know them as well as one person can know another. They are with me nearly every minute of every day. They’re little; I can explain away most of their annoying qualities. Loving my husband, on the other hand, is not like breathing. He’s an adult with grown-up feelings and grown-up responsibilities and grown-up caustic remarks. He’s also got plenty of annoying qualities that are not easily explained away (and … Read more

31 Ways to Love Your Husband (Free Printable)

31 Ways to love your husband - Married life is hard. Whether your marriage has fallen on hard times or things are going great, you can always improve by making an effort to love your husband well. Through this series of romantic gestures, texts, thank you notes, and more, you can make your best friend feel special and appreciated.

In June 2011, I wrote a blog post that I could have written yesterday called Why I Need to Date My Husband. I hope you will jump over and read it; it is as true and good now as it was then. Joe and I spend so much time taking care of our people and our home and our jobs and all our other stuff that we spend very little time taking care of each other. And I think each other is who we should be taking care of first. So I came up with a 31-day challenge, 31 little … Read more