Marital Respect during Pro-Life Month

Oct 6, 2014 by

Happy National Respect Life Month! If there’s any assembly in the world ready to stand for life from conception to natural death, it’s Catholics. We share articles, pray before clinics, and organize events for the noblest of causes. It’s an uphill battle going against societal norms, but one...

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WoWW: 6 Ways to Build Him Up

Feb 26, 2014 by

Pin it. Print it. Paste it. Whatever – this is something we as wives should maintain at the front of our busy minds. Our husbands need us to be tender, sweet, and loving. They need us to be affirming, their #1 fans, and actively smitten with them. Make your encouragement sincere and your...

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Redirect from Social Media for Better Marriage Com...

Feb 24, 2014 by

All three boys occupied with preschool, a nap, and toys respectively. Fresh black coffee. Deep breath. And exhale: a moment of peace. So naturally I’m on Facebook, scrolling the News Feed and Liking along the way – albeit not the best way to savor the quiet, but that’s another...

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Frugal February: Practical Tips for the Temptation...

Feb 4, 2014 by

Happy Frugal February everybody! It’s our annual “celebration” of reining in impulses and money in an effort to return to being excellent stewards of our cash. December involves extra shopping anyway, and January almost always has some residual financial looseness from Christmas...

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WoWW: Tunnel of Parenthood and George Bailey Syndr...

Jan 15, 2014 by

Andrew and I need encouragement in the Parenting Department. Maybe it’s not just being parents of a nearly-4, a 2-and-a-bit, and a nearly-1 year old, or the fact that they’re excitable BOYS; I think just functioning in general is draining us dry. No one cracks me up the way our fellas...

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WoWW: Christ’s hope during Advent, Married L...

Dec 11, 2013 by

Half way through the week! These were all profoundly humbling to read. 1.) “The Birth of Advent” on The Death of Catholicism The author is a classmate of mine from BC. What’s so astounding is the humble combination of deep consideration and anonymous writing. He wants us to...

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BIG WoWW: 35 Gifts to Your Kids, Budget Christmas!...

Nov 6, 2013 by

I originally had 2 posts for this week’s Words of Wisdom. And then there was an overload of wisdom in the blogosphere and I had to spread it. Pick one, pick all. You’ll be blessed by every single one. 1) Bishop James D. Conley on Marriage & the Family - The bishop of Lincoln, Neb....

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Southern Hospitality: A Must-Have in Every Marriag...

Oct 21, 2013 by

I’ve learned a thing or two about Southern hospitality in the 5-and-change years since we moved to Louisiana. While practices vary among families, the general rule is a warm, charming welcome extended to just about everyone. Introductions between ladies are more often begun with hugs over...

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“Your marriage has as much potential as God ...

Oct 10, 2013 by

It was in the quietest, smallest hours of the morning that I was awake feeding my little one. In an effort to stay awake, I usually fiddle with my iPod, checking Facebook or email; and it was then that I read this post by Hallie Lord at Moxie Wife. Beautiful. Hopeful. Encouraging. Regardless of the...

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The “Someone” is Your Sweetie

Sep 1, 2013 by

Found this little gem on Pinterest the other day… Get excited – tomorrow you get to spend another day together; how sweet that it was a mutual...

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