Tips and Advice
Daily Marriage Tip
Daily Marriage Tip for June 18, 2013:
“We are responsible for the process we use in parenting, not the outcome. Our children have free will and can choose their own paths, even destructive ones. We can guide but we can’t control. Sometimes all we can do is pray.” (Susan Vogt)
Daily Marriage Tip for June 17, 2013:
“Why” questions are fine for inquisitive minds but can be an obstacle during marital arguments. Why? It can sound accusatory. “Why did you do that?” “Why don’t you just…” Be careful of “Why” questions disguised as innocent queries.
Daily Marriage Tip for June 16, 2013:
(Father’s Day) What is one specific thing about your husband’s parenting that you admire? His patience with the kids, his willingness to enter into their play, his way of encouraging them? Tell him today!
Daily Marriage Tip for June 15, 2013:
Marriage Challenge (8-15 years): If you desire children but are not yet parents, tenderly support each other. Consider how your love may flow out to others needing your generosity.
Daily Marriage Tip for June 14, 2013:
Marriage Challenge (8-15 years): If you have a child(ren), the challenge is to negotiate child care responsibilities and still have the energy to be lovers. Consider starting the custom of a weekly date.
Daily Marriage Tip for June 13, 2013:
Marriage Challenge (0-7 years): Blending personalities, customs, family traditions, and financial decision making. Which has been easiest for you? For your spouse?
Daily Marriage Tip for June 12, 2013:
Equality doesn’t mean sameness. As males and females we are differently made. As human beings we have unique talents and personalities. How does your spouse’s gift “serve” your family and the community?