Marriage Minute: The Custom Order Husband

Have you ever wanted to change your husband? You know — wished that you could take him back to God and put in a work order? “Okay, God, I’d like to change this and this, and a little bit of that…” Or WORSE…have you ever wished you could trade him in and get a custom order husband perfectly suited to your needs? We can’t do that, of course. And I think that dwelling on all those “changes” we’d like to make is a good way to end up in marital counseling — or even, divorce court! In our early days

Let’s Talk “Loving Your Husband” For The Next Mommy Time Party!

Mark your calendars and join us on February 7th for a special LOVE-themed Mommy Time Facebook Party at 8pm – that is, 8pm in each of the time zones. We’ve teamed up with some great sponsors who are excited to share their expertise and their equally great products with you. Here’s a peek at what you’ll find during my hour of the party, which will focus on Loving Your Husband: Ashley Pichea – 31 Days to Build a Better Spouse (ebook) Marriage Works – Four Strategies to Make Your Marriage Work in the Midst of Homeschooling & Restoring Romance to Your Marriage (ebooks)

Marriage Monday ~ Gracious

Today’s topic is a hard one for me. Gracious is defined as “marked by kindness and courtesy” and when we talk about God’s grace, grace is defined as “a kindness we don’t deserve.” I really need to work on being an example of grace to my family. It’s not that I’m not a nice person, it’s that I have a temper and I find it so hard to stay kind sometimes. As I’m sure is common in many marriages, my husband knows just how to get under my skin, too. For many years now, it’s been one of my main

Show Him Some Love

Emily (new bloggy acquaintance found through the UBP!) has a REALLY GOOD challenge going on right now. It’s a “Show Him Some Love” challenge. I like the sound of that!! I’ve written a little bit before (here and here and here and here) on how I feel about my husband, loving him, wifery, etc. It’s something I hope to write more about in the near future. And this challenge is a good way to get started. The basic idea is that you read over this list of 100 Ways to Show Love to your husband, pick 5 to complete by/work