Marital Monday: The Empty Nest

  Over the next few months many couples will be entering a new phase. Some of your children may be graduating high school and going away to college.  Others may be graduating college and have decided to relocate. Whatever the reason, when your children are no longer in the home you have entered the “empty nest” phase of your marriage. I am nowhere near entering … Continue reading Marital Monday: The Empty Nest

Marital Monday: It’s More Than Just Another Year

Have you ever heard the song “Anniversary” by Tony Toni Tone.  I have always loved that song. I remember years ago it was my parents anniversary and we were sitting in the living room. I turned on the stereo and that song was playing. Of course I made them get up and dance because it was their anniversary.  They happily obliged. My husband and I … Continue reading Marital Monday: It’s More Than Just Another Year

Marital Monday: 7 Tips For a Happy Marriage

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

Marital Monday: Job Descriptions

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

Marital Monday: Pick and Choose Your Battles

“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook” ~ William James Recently, I was reading an article interviewing married couples who had been married for a number of years. They were asked questions about how they met, how they knew they found “the one”, and some others. What stood out to me was the repetitive answer to this question, “What advice would you … Continue reading Marital Monday: Pick and Choose Your Battles