Who else feels like one of the biggest struggles when it comes to our words is navigating family relationships? Joe and I both have blended families, and today we share four pointers that help us make those relationships a safe space. We hope it helps, and we wish you the best, whatever your family looks like! Continue reading #26: Navigating Extended & Blended Family & In-Laws
Recently, a friend (two friends, really) gave me one of my favorite types of compliments. She mentioned that, mid-conversation with a mutual acquaintance of ours, my name came up, and her companion offered some kind words. Which reminded me, one of my favorite types of compliments, hands-down, is the… Continue reading The Best and the Not-So-Great Compliments
Get ready to shoot the breeze with us as we share what we’ve learned over the years from some of our own crucial conversations, including: the talk, the budget, and the DTR (before marriage). Tell us about your own experiences, and we can laugh together! Continue reading #23: The Talk, The Budget, and The DTR
Last week’s article about Human Trafficking was not the only difficult conversation I’ve had recently. Within the last two weeks I’ve talked with trusted friends about: being picky in your friendships, why I choose to homeschool, immigration, taking in refugees
patriotism, abortion, capitalism, specific beliefs about God and heaven (including eternal marriage, sin, and being saved), shame
pornography, divorce, mental health issues, racism, finances, the concept of attractiveness, terminal illness… You get the picture. It isn’t easy. Honestly, sometimes it’s overwhelming. But it is worth it, and here’s why. Continue reading Are You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable?