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UNLOCKING US – Episode 8 July 2020 “The ability to love our children for what they are, and love every bit of them – the strengths and the struggles.” After listening to this podcast in my bedroom on my blogging chair – one of these days I really need to include a picture of this …

ALL IN – Episode 31 Erik and Emily Orton co-authored the popular book SEVEN AT SEA. I put the book on my list of books to read in 2020. But today Erik and Emily talk about the seas of marriage – traveling together, raising children together, experiencing marriage together. And they started the conversation discussing …

THE NEXT RIGHT THING – Episode 65 “There’s a small plant that I keep in a planter just behind our sofa in our living room, and a few nights ago I caught our son studying it. ‘Is this plant real?’ he asked me. ‘Oh, it’s real,’ I told him. Then I went on to explain …

ONE EXTRAORDINARY MARRIAGE – Episode 541 “It’s very hard to look forward and create a future when you’re spending so much time looking back.” When I was in college – probably my second year of college – I made a list of 50-things-to-do-before-I-die. A bucket-list, right? And then, years later, when Bryant and I got …

THE LIFE COACH SCHOOL – Episode 11 It’s Monday. Let’s talk about marriage. And this principle taught today by Brooke Castillo, really applies to other important relationships, as well. “We call this topic ‘The Manual’. Most of us have operating manuals that we’ve written for the other people in our lives… People have very thick …

BROOKE ROMNEY WRITES – Brooke Romney I am stepping away from podcasts today, for MONDAY MARRIAGE MATTERS. A friend loves Brooke Romney on instagram. This is the first article I’ve read of her’s. And it is about Valentine’s Day. Oh well. Every day is a day to celebrate our love for our families, right? Today …

THE LIFE COACH SCHOOL PODCAST – Brooke Castillo Episode 296 – WANT MATCH MONDAY MARRIAGE MATTERS. I have something new from Brooke Castillo today. Two different kinds of relationships to consider: “(1) Two people come together and connect with each other in a way that enhances their lives. They are completely independent and responsible for …

BETTER THAN HAPPY – Episode 165 Yesterday’s post took a lot out of me. It was so fascinating to me. I “rumbled” with ideas and with stories … until 2am. Let’s look at something slightly lighter today – MARRIAGE MATTERS MONDAY. Probably the number one issue I’ve personally had in our nearly-perfect marriage 🙂 is …

3 in 30, TAKEAWAYS FOR MOMS – Episode 17 Today is MONDAY MARRIAGE MATTERS. And I am really excited to spend one day each week really talking solely about marriage. Because it does matter. THIS: “Of all the things in the world that are worth your whole soul and devotion, it should be your spouse …