Marriage

Teaching Our Kids The Importance Of A Lifelong Marriage

Recently my 80-year-old grandparents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends, and loved ones celebrated with a reception in their honor. In the days leading up…

Help! I Married an Introvert: Tips for Engaging the Strong, (more) Silent Type

Yup. My husband is an Introvert—capital “I”. Let me be clear: The guy loves people! His job is, for the most part, taking care of them. But this also means…

Intentional Intimacy

My friend and I were trying to figure our men out. We had each been married five years and each had two young children. We missed the spontaneous intimacy of our pre-children days early…

Peaceable Living

During those early years as a mother of four, I found that just managing the daily parenting and basic household routines required discipline and strength that went beyond my natural…

Do You Need Grace in Your Marriage?

Do you need grace in your marriage? I do. Lately I’ve realized how easy it is for me to get irritated or frustrated over the smallest things that my husband,…

The Indispensable Dad

Have you ever thought about the importance of a father? Though most of the time it’s mom who spends more hours with the children, there is no one who can replace dad.

I Still Do

Editor’s note: This article was adapted from the story of a woman who attended one of FamilyLife’s I Still Do™ events between 1999-2002. Soon after my wedding day, I began…

Add the “D-Word” to the List of Four-Letter Words

My 11-year-old son chastised me the other day. A car was driving very erratically in front of us on the road, and I blurted out, “What the ____ are they…

I Rented A Car To Protect My Marriage

I’m passionate about my marriage. There’s nothing I wouldn’t do to protect it. Recently, this meant renting a car and driving to the Philadelphia airport by myself. It all started…

“I Am Your Captain”

by Jenny Wilson My husband and I recently attended the Love Like You Mean It® cruise leaving out of Florida for a fantastic five-day getaway to the Grand Turk Islands…

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