10 Gifts for my Husband

Our church is going though a marriage series titled, I Still Do" which couldn't be more fitting since we celebrated 10 years of marriage a couple weeks ago and remembered the vows we exchanged. Something I'm continuing to learn is that marriage isn't about making us happy but making us holy. Well, we definitely have had some unholy arguments as well as treasured, happy moments AND I'm so glad that God had a plan when he crossed our paths because HE knew that us together would point us to HIM … [Read more...]

7 Summer Activities to Strengthen Your Family and Improve Your Health

Written by Contributing Writer, Kari at Living Strong, Health & Wellness With summer just right around the corner, it’s finally time to step outside and begin enjoying the beautiful sunshine and warm weather again. Living in Colorado means we get over 300 days of sunshine, but not all those days are warm. This makes summer a much anticipated season in our home. What are some fun and exciting activities that you and your family can participate in that will allow you to make memories and … [Read more...]

Learning to Apologize

Written by Kristen @ Smithspirations, Contributing Writer Have you ever been hurt by someone and found the hurt worsened because you never received a sincere apology? I've been there, and it can be terribly painful. Sometimes what isn't said after an emotional hurt can do more damage than the original offense. While we can't do anything to make other people in our lives learn how to apologize, we can make a commitment to be sincere in our own apologies. I certainly don't want to leave … [Read more...]

Time with Friends {A Personal Story}

Written by Kim, Contributing Writer Jenn's recent post on balancing motherhood and other priorities confirmed my idea to share this allegorical story I wrote a year or so ago. Please read it through to learn "the moral of the story", a poignant message for we modern wives and mothers. Early in my life, I was introduced to an old family friend.  In fact I can’t remember a time when Sophie wasn’t part of our family.  She was quiet and patient, but always ready with the right word at the right … [Read more...]