Surprising Your Better Half During The Holidays

As a busy dad; you’re probably rushed off your feet at this time of year, trying to navigate work and family life as the holidays get into full swing. There is so much to do and plan for regarding visiting relatives, having loved ones to stay, and budgeted for the most expensive time of the

Making Your First Year of Marriage Stress-Free


Let’s be frank about this: marriage is a wonderful journey, one that delights and fulfills over many years shared together, but it’s not always easy. In fact, it can sometimes feel like it’s never easy, especially in the early days. You’ve gone from being a cool, energetic couple to…woah, being married, and the shock of

The Best Relationship Starts With The Best Sleep


Any couple that isn’t getting the sleep they need, will be a lot more likely to fight. You’re tired, run down and generally grouchy. But what if you’re not able to sleep because of your other half? Well, that just changes everything. Now you can’t eliminate the problem; instead, you need to figure out how

Who Wants A Donkey Ride? (For Mother’s Day)

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This is going to be a short post but the story was too funny not to tell. I took my two boys (10 & 5) to Walmart the Saturday morning before Mother’s Day to get something for my wife (their mom) and to let her sleep in.  Because let’s face it, you can’t sleep with

How Well Do You Know Your Wife?

Have you ever seen The Newlywed Game?  It’s a great show which takes newlyweds and asks them various questions about each other to see how well they know each other.  Well, our church recently had a banquet for Valentine’s Day and we played a version of this game.  Except this was made up of couples