Recently I came across this article on the kidspot website and wanted to share it with you for this week’s Marital Monday. 7 Tips for a Happy Marriage By Joanna Bounds Even though we all hope our marriage will last forever, a third of marriages end in divorce, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. “Tough spots will always occur – one partner might get … Continue reading Marital Monday: 7 Tips For a Happy Marriage
Not long ago I was speaking to a young man who was in his second year of marriage. I asked how married life was treating him. I was surprised by his response. He said that things were going well now but that the first year was really rough. I didn’t expect that kind of honesty from him because we are nothing more than acquaintances. I … Continue reading Marital Monday: The First Year
This meal was super easy and super tasty!! Ingredients: 1lb cut up Italian Sausage (I used Chicken) 1 small pepper cut 1 small onion cut Whole wheat linguine Olive oil 1 can diced tomatoes Seasonings Directions: Cook linguine according to directions on box and set aside. In a small pan add a little olive oil and saute onion and peppers until soft. In a medium … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Whole Wheat linguine with Italian Chicken Sausage
Often times while I am cleaning the kitchen I find a good documentary to play on the laptop. A couple of months ago I came across the HBO Documentary 112 Weddings on HBO Go. This was an amazing film. I watch it again with my husband and we paused and discussed throughout the film. The conversation it evoked between us was amazing. We shared things … Continue reading Marital Monday: 112 Weddings
I don’t know if it is because I am a Social Worker but I always feel the need to give advice when my husband is talking. Okay! I must be honest. I just don’t give advice. I totally assess what he is saying and give him a full out treatment plan. This works well when he asks me for my help but many times he … Continue reading Marital Monday: Don’t Talk Just Listen
The other day my husband was saying how his yearly self evaluation at work was due. We began to joke about self evaluating ourselves as spouses. That conversation led me to thinking. In every job there is a job description. The job description includes several things but the overall purpose of the job description is to provide the individual with a blueprint of what the … Continue reading Marital Monday: Job Descriptions
One of the best things you can do for your spouse is to become a better you. How can you be the spouse or parent you were called to be if you are not the best version of yourself. Don’t you want to give your family the best? That goal will never be attained if you are unable to be the best you can be. … Continue reading Marital Monday: Be a Better You!!!