Feeling Unappreciated?

aka "how not to get stuck in misery"

forever-fragrance

Feeling Unappreciated? I have a friend who is seeing a marriage counselor because her marriage is hard. She shared recently with me what she considered a “really small incident” that represents a ton of others. One morning she rose early, made her husband’s lunch for him (usually he made it himself because he leaves really […]

Got Boys? Or Men?

Today’s post comes from a friend of mine, Rhonda Stopppe.  You may have heard of her. She teaches women to LIVE LIFE WITH NO REGRETS. Rhonda’s book, Mom’s Raising Boys to be Men, is selling like crazy, mentoring thousands of moms to guide sons toward a no regrets life. With over 20 years experience of helping women build […]

I Flunked the Biblical Wife Assessment for The Respect Dare… Dare Three

This morning, after rising too late, starting a load of laundry, making copious amounts of cappuccino for DH and myself, I sat down to “do the dare.” Oh. “Biblical Wife Assessment.” Yep. That stinks. Excuse me while I feel small and crawl in my closet. Or go back to bed. I went through each category, […]

Weekend Round Up for Respect …

It’s Saturday night. I’m blogging. Jim’s getting ready to pay taxes. Obviously it’s not date night. But we had an awesome day celebrating with our Eagle Scout and family, and hundreds of other parents as their boys had their Eagle Court of Honor. #Privileged. I feel strongly about men being encouraged to be men. Boy […]

How to Deal with Critical People…

What do I do when he criticizes me? I get literally gobs of questions from women every month, and at the core of them is the above question. What’s a god-fearing girl to do when she’s hurting because of something her husband (also insert, mother, sister, daughter, son, friend, neighbor, boss, etc.) says to her? […]

Are You Destroying Your Marriage?

“You don’t understand, if I don’t do it, it won’t get done.” “He doesn’t lead at home at all.  He doesn’t even participate.” “Why should I submit or respect? I’m the one doing everything in our family.” My heart aches for those statements, and the women who make them. And unfortunately, I understand, because I […]

Weekend Round Up…

We are blogging our way through The Respect Dare. So each week, Leah,  Debbie, and I will each take up the topic of the dare.  And we’ll be getting input from some of our favorite bloggers along the way. Grab your copy of the book and join in the journey. Please share with us what you are […]