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One of the biggest lessons I've learned over my 8.5 years of marriage centers all around expectations: the ones we have for ourselves and the ones we have for our spouse. There's one truth about expectations that changed everything for me. Read more here.

One Truth That Will Improve Your Marriage

With Valentine’s Day just a week away, I’ve had love and marriage on my mind a lot. One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned over my 8 years of marriage centers all around expectations: the ones we have for ourselves and the ones we have for our spouse. ┬áLet me explain. A few years back, […] Read more…

Getting kids to feel gratitude (especially AFTER Thanksgiving) can be tricky, but here are some games and activities to help your kids feel gratitude all year round.

How to Help Kids Feel Gratitude

Thanksgiving is this week, so naturally I’ve got gratitude on my mind. It’s pretty easy this time of year to focus on my blessings rather than what I lack. It’s also pretty easy to talk to my kids about gratitude and to ask them what they’re grateful for. In fact, they often times bring it […] Read more…

Journaling can seem overwhelming, but with a few small tweaks in your thinking process, journaling can have real purpose and meaning in your every day life.

How to Journal with a Purpose

Oh, the dreaded journaling post! Write in a journal, they say. If you don’t, one day you’ll regret it! Keep a journal for your kids and grandkids and great-grandkids. They’ll love reading about your life and how much has changed. If you don’t write it down, you’ll forget it! Just thinking about journaling makes me […] Read more…