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Episode 80 // Try these 12 ideas for a fun & free date night… no babysitter, no cost, but a great investment in your Christian marriage

What are we talking about today? Ever felt a little stuck for date night ideas? You’re too busy to plan something, hiring a sitter is a hassle, but you know that it’s important to invest in your marriage… Well, this episode is for you. These at-home date night ideas are totally free and don’t require …

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Episode 67 // My Top 10 Life Lessons for Loving Christian Family Life and Growing Your Most Important Relationships

What are we talking about today? It’s busy, hectic, and sometimes frustrating… but we all want to love our family life. We want to enjoy our people. We want to find peace and purpose at the end of a crazy day. We want to feel connected with our family.  Well, today I’ve got 10 tips …

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Episode 66 // Should you “forgive and forget” within your marriage? A realistic look at forgiveness in Christian family relationships.

What are we talking about today? “Forgive and forget” is a cliche that we’ve all heard. But is it true? Is it something that God wants us to do? Forgiveness is incredibly hard, but it is also an absolutely necessary part of marriage. Especially within a Christian marriage! Today’s, we’re tackling the question: should we …

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Episode 65 // To talk or not to talk? Four big reasons why couples struggle to communicate well… and what to do about it.

What are we talking about today? Ah, communication. Such a simple word for such a complicated part of life. At least, a potentially complicated part of life.  As a counselor, I spent a LOT of time helping couples strengthen or improve their communication patterns. There is a lot that could be said about communication in marriage! …

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Episode 64 // 9 hot tips to make sure your Christian marriage has amazing intimacy in the bedroom

What are we talking about today? We’re building up our marriages this week, my friends. So get ready for some fun application that you’re sure to enjoy! One of the most common issues that comes up in marriage counseling (yes, even for Christian couples) is the issue of physical intimacy. That’s why today, we’re talking …

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Episode 60 // What if you’re the only one trying? 5 steps to setting goals and creating change in your family relationships.

What are we talking about today? Whatever your goals are for this year, I hope that you have a high priority on building or maintaining godly family relationships. We sometimes put a lot of pressure on ourselves to create meaningful goals, to stick with our New Years resolutions, or to change problems in our family …

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Episode 59 // 25 quick, practical tips for your family’s year: build a happy marriage, peaceful home, and a great relationship with your kids

What are we talking about today? In the chaos of real life, sometimes all a busy Christian mom really wants are a few good tips and tricks to make her family life a little bit better.  Sure, you can set big and ambitious goals for your family. That’s great! But if you’re feeling a little …

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Episode 57 // My 10 favorite books, tools, and free resources (aka… gift ideas!) from marriage to biblical worldview and beyond

What are we talking about today? In today’s episode, I’m sharing my top 10 list of recommended resources for busy Christian moms. As a family therapist, I often get asked about my recommendations for books, tools, or ideas to help women strengthen their family relationships. Most of them are free, others are definitely low-cost… and …

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Episode 50 // Marriage & Motherhood… why it’s so hard, why it matters so much, and my #1 tip for doing it all well.

What are we talking about today? Has your marriage ever been a struggle? What about your motherhood These two incredibly important relationships are sometimes much harder than we expect! We often feel alone in that struggle, but my friend, you are not alone. Today we’re being real and vulnerable together to talk about the hard parts …

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Episode 46 // 12 tips to spice up your marriage… building intimacy OUTSIDE of the bedroom.

What are we talking about today? Intimacy is about so much more than what happens in the bedroom. I’ve been a marriage counselor for over 10 years now, and have seen the power of emotional, mental, and spiritual intimacy… in addition to, of course, physical intimacy! So let’s spice things up in our marriage today, …

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