How I Saved My Marriage (Dedicated to My Sweetheart)
by Richard Paul Evans My oldest daughter, Jenna, recently said to me, “My greatest fear as a child was that you and mom would get divorced. Then, when I was twelve, I decided that you fought so much that maybe it would be better if you did.” Then she added with a...
241 Love Notes: Romantic Gestures for Husbands (and Dads)
What’s the most romantic thing you’ve ever heard about a husband doing for his wife? One of the best happened about three years ago, from a couple in Canada, Devin and Crystal. (And it wasn’t even on Valentine’s Day.) Devin is a Navy seaman who said good-bye to his...
6 Ways to Appreciate Your Wife for Your kids
When you appreciate your wife, you let your children know that your marriage is important, and you set a great example for them.
Ways to Honor Mom – the Real MVP
Have you and your kids been busy making plans and arrangements to make Sunday a special day? Mother's Day is an opportunity to honor one of the most important contributors within the family: our mothers and our children’s mothers. You’ve probably heard calculations...
Moms: You can help your child’s father be a better dad
Research found that moms have a strong influence on dads’ childcare efforts. When a mom praises a dad’s efforts, he often takes a more active parenting role.
3 Ways to Really Be There for Your Wife
Do you have thoughtful, creative plans in place for Valentine’s Day? Some guys go all out for it: “This is one more opportunity to demonstrate how much I love her, and I’m making the most of it.” Others practically boycott the holiday: “It’s just a trumped-up excuse...
Do you “get it” when it comes to being a father?
When we hear a dad mention certain fathering habits or topics, we know that guy is really tuned in to his role.
Your Relationship to Your Child’s Mother – Reflections from When Harry Met Sally
Older couples talk about their memories and lives together. (A nice feature from the movie that not many people probably remember.)
Your Relationship to Your Child’s Mother: “Dancing in the Minefields”
Music video of the song by Andrew Peterson. “It was harder than we dreamed, but I believe that’s what the promise is for.”
Video / Your Relationship to Your Child’s Mother – Fireproof: Salt and Pepper
An object lesson about being committed to your spouse “for better or for worse ...” Do you need to recapture that sense of lifelong commitment in your marriage?