Giving and receiving love is one of the best parts of being in a committed marriage relationship, not to mention the sense of security it gives to children, so it is totally worth whatever it takes to keep that part of your relationship alive and kickin’. Allyson shares ideas of what to do daily, weekly, monthly and yearly to stay connected all year long.
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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, a lot of us are thinking about romance – or the lack thereof. Saren shares six down-to-earth ideas to help you find more peace and joy in your marriage.
In viewing myself as a dandelion, I was able to understand my own position as a mother and the choices that I am able to make.
For a teenager, its just not “cool” to ask mommy for a hug when you’re sad, or to demand attention for a job well done by incessantly chanting, “look, look, look mommy, look!” (Which works, right?) So, how do we show teenagers love in a way they can receive?
Creating a marriage that leaves you feeling twitterpated at the end of each day doesn’t happen automatically–especially when you have children, but here are seven ideas that have helped me to savor the opportunity I have to live with my Prince Charming!
Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine’s Day.
Wanting to help our children succeed while avoiding pain and failure is the most natural thing in the world for a mother, right? So what’s the big deal?
What we think of ourselves and how we view ourselves begins in our families. What am I doing, as the mother, to shape how my children see themselves? It is not only my voice that becomes my child’s inner voice, but mine is the first.
Showing Heart is the emotional retelling of a family’s journey through adversity and it is full of so many great messages for mothers. It reminded me that through trials and hardship a family can grow and bond together.
The other day, my three-year-old, Spencer, asked if we could get out the Playdoh. In my mind, I was screaming, “NO! It will end up all over the kitchen. As I was about to verbalize these feelings, however, I thought a little deeper.
I remember the first time I heard that inflammatory statement. I was a teenager attending a class with this title simply so I could prove the teacher wrong! Who did this guy think he was?! Teenagers know exactly what love is! Or at least we thought we did.
“The Tired Mom”: That’s pretty much all of us, right? Overworked, under-slept, and often without recognition for the sacrifices we make. To all of us, Rachel M. Martin wrote a lovely tribute, “To the Tired Mom.”