Married Life

The Planning Tool Every Household Needs

Sep 21, 2017 | Posted by in Family, Lifestyle, Married Life, Uncategorized | 0

A Budget. OK wait, before you click that ‘x’ in the upper right corner, let’s be honest…this isn’t a fun topic at all. In fact, I’d argue that a lot of us try to avoid budgeting completely in our life and especially in our marriages because 1) it causes conflict, 2) we have to defer gratification and 3) the real kicker… our pride. I don’t want to lie to you and tell you this blog post is going to solve all 3 of those things for you. However, my husband, Ben, and I agree that budgeting is a total game changer. So hopefully this encourages you to start the conversation with your spouse and TOGETHER take control of your finances with a budget. And if you aren’tRead more …

Marriage Goals: Emulating Christs Love for His Church

Mar 29, 2017 | Posted by in Lifestyle, Married Life, Uncategorized | 0

I have always found that when I put something in writing I hold myself more accountable to achieving it. AND I remember it better too! Plus, it helps me prioritize the things that matter to me in each stage of life. And when I prioritize things, I use my time more intentionally. So when this time of year comes my husband and I make a list of goals we’d like to work towards and achieve during the year. Until this year, most of our goals have been focused on our own physical health, spiritual growth, giving of our time and money, and of course paying off debt. But this year we decided to do something a little different in addition to those things – weRead more …

What my Husband is really thinking…

Jun 10, 2016 | Posted by in Married Life, Uncategorized | 0

So I don’t know about all ya’ll married women but it is really hard to get inside my husband’s head sometimes. I can read people fairly well but sometimes unless he comes out and says exactly what he is thinking, which is fairly uncommon, then I am totally clueless. And sometimes being a little clueless is OK because men and women tend to think and feel so differently. However, sometimes I am not willing to accept the cluelessness and I let it get the best of me. Satan comes in, takes advantage of that weakness and suddenly I am wrapped up in arguing with my husband about how he never listens to how I want the dishwasher loaded. Yes, the dishwasher, people…I told you…it was aRead more …