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What it is to Celebrate a Husband

There is a man I know who gets up and goes to work. He will not win a Nobel Prize, he does not earn in the highest tax bracket and he will never have the skills to play sports professionally. But he is the man I love the most in the world…my husband. read more


A Family Song

My husband Don and I have had the privilege of raising eight kids together over the past twenty years. They were little when we created our big, beautiful, blended family; now they are grown and out of the house … mostly. read more


How my Husband and I Stay on the Same Team

Some of us become unrecognizable even to ourselves. These are the best of times and the not-so-best of times, and we can end up taking it all out on the human punching bag that sleeps next to us because, hey, sometimes they do. not. get. it. read more


How Often Are Healthy Couples Having Sex?

I rarely meet couples that agree on one of the most common questions of married people: How often are healthy couples having sex? I haven’t met one couple in 17 years of counseling that is in 100% agreement. read more


How to Throw a Great Staycation

Let’s be honest. Sometimes vacationing with kids is no vacation at all. During certain seasons of our family journey, big shiny trips to exotic locales or expensive theme parks may not be in the cards. But that doesn’t mean your family can’t build fantastic memories together. read more