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Home & Family Life

Strategies and help for building a peaceful home and enjoying Christian family life

Why we all need intimacy in our family relationships – and how to get there // Episode 23

Meaningful relationships don’t happen without intimacy. We limit ourselves when we think only about intimacy in our marriages, physical intimacy that happens behind our bedroom doors. Sure, that’s part of it! But family relationships all require intimacy. If we want to be a purposeful parent and develop close relationships with our kids, we must build […]

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Is your busy schedule hurting your family relationships? 3 risks you might not be thinking about… and 3 ideas to find a great balance // Episode 22

It is so easy to fill the family calendar. We want to give our kids every opportunity! We want them to have fun new experiences. We want our own time for volunteering, work obligations, coffee with friends… not to mention the never-ending list of cooking and cleaning for the family. We get busy. But do

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Ignore Pinterest! 7 simple ways to celebrate the people you love… without spending a lot of money, fuss, or time // Episode 21

Nothing is better than making someone we love smile. That’s the photo-worthy moment right there! The thing is… we sometimes put so much pressure on those moments to be photo-worthy that we miss the moment itself.  But what is the moment really about? It’s about the special person you are celebrating. It’s about their happiness,

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One change to your morning routine that will boost your mood and bless your relationships // Episode 14

Today, I’m sharing ONE change to your morning routine that I believe will change the rest of your day. It’s not a magic wand, it’s not a miracle cure, but it is powerful.  As I have made this change in my own morning routine, I have found myself to feel happier and have a better

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Top 10 list for how to have deep friendships, connect at church, and enjoy your community life // Episode 10

Today, we’re wrapping up our mini series walking through the What, Why, and How of the four pillars of this podcast. We are looking at a top 10 list of practical action steps we can take to answer the question: HOW do we love others well? How do you care for your friends? What about

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Five reasons why it’s important to have deep friendships and community connections // Episode 9

How are your friendships these days? Do you feel connected in your church? What about your workplace and your neighborhood? Are you invested in your community? These relationships are hugely important in our lives. That’s why we’re digging into them in today’s podcast episode! Loving OTHERS well is the fourth pillar of this podcast, and

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5 practical strategies for building quality family relationships and deepening your family bond // Episode 8

Our family relationships are the most important in our lives. We not only spend a ton of time with them, but they are relationships that last for life!  Trust me, your family sees you at your best… and your worst. It’s hard to be vulnerable with our husbands. It’s frustrating when our kids are defiant,

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Who do you see everyday? Your family. Let’s dig into what it means to love them well, and why it matters // Episode 7

Who do you see every day? Who sees you at your best… and your worst? Drum roll please… Your family. Your husband. Kids. Mom. Dad. Sibings. Grandparents. In-Laws. The people you grew up with and the people you live with today are the people we have the deepest and longest-lasting relationships with. Today, we’re digging into

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What’s your story? Here’s mine. A story of faith, love, and vulnerability // Episode 2

Welcome back, friend! In today’s episode, I’m sharing my story (and my heart!) with you. I always find it so meaningful to hear other women’s stories. It’s so encouraging to see how God is working in people’s lives. And it takes a lot of vulnerability to open up to people and share our stories. So

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