Marriage Meltdown: Busyness (Part 1)

Marriage Meltdown: Busyness (Part 1)

Busyness kills relationships. Why? Because real relationships take time, effort, and energy. If we are constantly busy and on the go, we won’t be able to give each other or our marriage what it needs.

We will be too tired. Amen?

After an exceptionally busy weekend, Craig and I started talking about what motivates both of us to get (and stay) busy. This is where we start. If we don’t know the heart behind our choices, our behavioral changes won’t stick.

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On Giving Gifts (new video)

On Giving Gifts (new video)

We have a slew of birthdays in the summer months, so gift giving is on our mind. I know that Craig and I have both struggled from time to time when it comes to giving the "perfect" gift. What we've come to realize is that this isn't about perfection, but simply, gift giving is a way you can show how much you love each other. Extravagance isn't required—just a touch of personalization and some good time thinking about your spouse.

Here's a glimpse into our successes and failures and some tips we've learned along the way!

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What Chokes Out Kindness

What Chokes Out Kindness

We spent our Spring Break vacation at Disney World, which means we really need another vacation to recover from this one! We had tons of fun! Who knew that we could go for 18 hours, take a 4 hour "night nap" and hit the next park by the 9am opening time? (Now you see why we need the extra vacation!)

Craig and I went into this trip with this question: Will it be easier or harder to show kindness while on vacation? Watch the video to find out our conclusion!

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