Antelope 310

All month long we’ve been focusing on marriage and family, with a series of posts inspired and sponsored by Big Mama Melanie Shankle’s new memoir. Read my thoughts about Making Time for Mom and Dad […]


15 Easy Ways to Show Love 310

Anna Hettick, Managing Editor, shares 15 Easy Ways to Show Your Spouse Love. This is the third post in a series inspired and sponsored by the new memoir from New York Times bestselling, author Melanie Shankle, […]


Making time for mom and dad 310

Jennifer Donovan, 5 Minutes for Books Editor, shares her thoughts on making time as a married couple after having children. This is the first post in a series inspired and sponsored by the new memoir […]


marital rut

Today’s guest tackle comes from Sherrie Campbell.  It is too easy to get stuck in habituated patterns in a marriage that become rote and uninspiring.  As we get too familiar with our partners we can […]


Have you and your partner been struggling with something lately? Are you having problems talking things out? Are you keeping something from your partner, or fear your partner is keeping something from you? Help is on the way […]


From the moment Hope Springs hit the big screen, it has been on my “must see” wish list. I think this movie speaks so many words that a lot of us women want to say, […]


Lolli here… As a mother of five kids (I got married and had 5 kids all in an 11 year span), I have felt the need to escape the laundry…the noise…the cooking. Don’t get me […]


Lolli here… My husband and I have been married for 17 1/2 years, which seems like ages to me. We have a good marriage, but marriage is never easy. And marriage isn’t always….what should I […]


Next month, my husband and I will celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary. Saying that – seventeen years – sounds like such a long time, and yet sometimes it feels like yesterday that we were young […]

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Every week, I check in with our sister sites to see what has been posted recently. Every once in a while a post really speaks to me…this post from 5 Minutes for Faith literally shouted […]