5 tips for remaining connected to your spouse when life is chaotic

5 tips for remaining connected to your spouse when life is chaotic

I’ll never forget the day I got the call. My dad’s heart had failed.  The left chamber was no longer able to pump blood into his organs. They, too,…


Sexual simmering: Reclaiming intentional time with your spouse

One of the great challenges of sexual fulfillment in the twenty-first century is that there’s so little time and energy left over to enjoy sex. I get…


Investing in your marriage is worth the sacrifice

Investing in your marriage is worth the sacrifice

There were 101 reasons why a March getaway with my husband to focus on our marriage didn’t make sense—the kids’ spring activities in full swing, a…


How to Model God’s Design for Marriage

I (Kristin) don't like clutter. I like tidy spaces and cleared counters—everything in its place. My kids know this about me. Some of them share this…


Yes, you need a marriage mentor

As the old saying goes, our children will learn what we live.  As a child, I learned a keen sense of humor would keep me out of trouble. Sarcastic…


Reimagine your relationship: How to reorient your marriage after you become parents

Becoming a parent for the first time creates a sense of emotional whiplash. Seemingly overnight, your priorities shift, your whole life is…


Young & considering parenthood

My wife and I met at the age of seventeen.  Our friendship organically blossomed into an exclusive relationship, and immediately we were…


Can I Really Trust God?

I stood in front of the busted-up walls, amazed by all I never knew was behind them. Wires. Pipes. Support beams. Insulation. It all stood out so…


Prioritize your marriage over your parenting

I was chatting with another mom at soccer practice last night about the overwhelming responsibilities of getting back to school.  As much as I…