Dr. Matt Townsend gives us the first step to reignite the flame in our relationships. It’s all about getting back to basics…. Think about when you were first dating your honey when everything was perfect and magical. You were probably making time to be with each other …
I have a vivid image of my husband sitting on the couch next to me last December…, attempting to connect and convince me to head off to bed. I was hunched over, pen in hand, frantically hand-addressing a pile of 300 Christmas cards. My body ached, my hand was
Getting a good night’s rest is critical to functioning at our best. What happens in a marriage… then when one partner is a sound sleeper, but the other isn’t? Or, when one partner snores or tosses and turns while the other lies awake, trying to get to sleep or worse,
Marriage—Your husband is someone who is always by your side supporting you, loving you, and caring. When two people get married…, they make a promise to each other to always show one another and remind each other they care. But having a full time job, going to school,
I don’t know if your parents are anything like mine, but when I got engaged to be married to my husband, they loaded me up with approximately eight pajillion marriage… books. Don’t worry, they had already given me all the “child rearing” books years earlier. While overwhelming, all of
With summer weddings and anniversaries upon us, there is no time like the present for a little marital or relationship advice. And who better to learn from than a couple… that has been together and is still holding hands with big smiles on their faces after 60 years.
If you have been a parent for any length of time, you understand how much time parenting takes. Before getting married and before having children, you and your spouse had almost unlimited time together. But that all changes once children come into the picture!
One of the main issues with
My family likes traditions, but it wasn’t until I got married and acquired another family with very different traditions that I realized what’s important isn’t necessarily how traditions are celebrated, but that… they are celebrated. Growing up, my family made a very big deal of Christmas with multiple Christmas
During February, we’ll be focusing on certain entrants to our Who’s Your Valentine contest who are making a difference… in the lives of their families through their love and example. This week, we’re talking about Tyler and Jenica Parcell from Provo, Utah. Jenica voted her husband, Tyler, to be her
Falling in love can be easy. Staying in love might require effort. But what happens when your spouse becomes mentally ill? How do you keep a healthy relationship with your spouse? During my time as a NAMI… Family-to-Family Mental Illness Education teacher, I was always amazed at the