Laughing our way to a better marriage

Friday night, Hubby & I had a date night. Mark Gungor, author of “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” came to Fort Bragg to do a free show for the military.  He had spent the week traveling to a few different Army posts and we were his last stop.  If you have not heard Mark . . . → Read More: Laughing our way to a better marriage

Mom vs Wally the Weed Whacker

Want a secret to appreciating your husband more?  Here it is – Pick one of the chores that he usually does – one that you have never done, or just really don’t like to do – and then do it.  If you have any heart at all, you will become incredibly thankful for his willingness and . . . → Read More: Mom vs Wally the Weed Whacker

Our 10th Wedding Anniversary!

Today Hubby and I celebrate 10 years of wedded bliss! An entire decade! Just 4 more decades to go till our Golden Anniversary! As I look back over the years, I am truly amazed at God’s glory.  We have been through some TOUGH times in our 10 years together, some really tough times.  Yet as I . . . → Read More: Our 10th Wedding Anniversary!

Making Marriage Work Tip #10

I hope you have enjoyed all of these tips!  I know that each of them have improved our marriage, and I hope that your marriages will be also blessed through them. 

Tip #10 – Pray for your spouse

Pray FOR them.  I didn’t say pray that they would change.  There is a world of difference. 

Years . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #10

Making Marriage Work Tip #9

Did you think I forgot to finish my Top 10 Tips? Nope! I just went on a little vacation to see some friends, but I’m back!

Tip #9 – Share a common hobby with your spouse

You married this person because you love them, right? So, you should also like spending time with them!  Remember back . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #9

Making Marriage Work Tip #8

Before you start reading this one, you have to promise me that you’ll read it all the way to the end.  Really, promise me.  Don’t bail out when you see the “S” word I’m about to type.  It has gotten a really bad reputation, but it’s not a bad word.  Really, it’s not.

Ready to . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #8

Making Marriage Work Tip #7

 

Tip #7 is about R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Respect your spouse in your heart and also in your actions.  Treat them the way you want them to treat you.  This means no name calling, no pushing & shoving, no destroying their property.  It also means you don’t talk bad about them in public!  This is HUGE!!! Years ago, Hubby . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #7

Making Marriage Work Tip #6

Tip #6 – Be a TEAM!

This tip is pretty short, and I’m speaking directly to parents for this one.

Make sure the kids know that you and your spouse are on the same team.  Your relationship with your spouse comes first.  I know that sometimes the child’s immediate needs come first because they are little, . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #6

Making Marriage Work Tip #5

I’m back! I didn’t spend much time on the computer last week because my friend was visiting, but now that she’s gone and my daughter is at Day Camp all week, I can finish my Making Marriage Work Tips!

Today is #5 – Date Your Spouse!

That’s right, date them! Woo them! It doesn’t matter . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #5

Making Marriage Work Tip #4b

Tip #4b – Her Needs

A husband can make himself irresistible to his wife by learning to meet her seven basic marital needs.

1.  Her need for a spiritual leader.  He is a man of courage,  conviction, commitment, compassion, and character.  He takes the initiative in cultivating a spiritual environment for the family. He becomes a . . . → Read More: Making Marriage Work Tip #4b