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Teaching Your Children By Example

Use Your Example to Teach Your Children
L. R. Knost, author of The Gentle Parent: Positive, Practical, Effective Discipline, states, "Our children are watching how we live far more than they are hearing what we say. They are learning how to live by our choices, not by our words." We want to make sure that our children are learning the good not the bad. {Snatch the book up here if you want o read more!} 
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100 Go-To Budgeting Resources

The Absolute Best Tips and Advice for Financial Success
We all know that one of the greatest challenges in marriage is dealing with budgets and learning to agree on all aspects of your finances. In order to help you {and your marriage} out, we've gathered all of the BEST places to find great budget ideas, tips and tricks!

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Organization is key when you're working on your budget,...

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Helping a Spouse with Depression

Overcoming Depression to have a Happy Marriage
Depression is a very important topic that hits close to home for so many people, including myself. It is true that depression in marriage can be a real trial for both the spouse with depression and the spouse that is trying to understand and help.

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Because this is such an important topic, we wanted to get real feedback from members...

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Infertility Support: Tips for Marriage

Find Support for Infertility and Strengthen Your Marriage
Most couples are able to conceive relatively quickly, but there are many who begin an uncertain and painful journey of infertility after an unsuccessful year.  While the causes of infertility are vast, the emotional roller coaster and unique set of challenges are universal.  Infertility is a major cause of divorce and requires effort and thought to keep the marriage strong, so today we bring you the advice...

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The Hint Box

The Hint Box

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to read your spouse's mind? Or have you wished that they could read yours?? 
Introducing...
THE HINT BOX
Problem solved!

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This is a simple and adorable craft that the ever talented Kiki from Kiki & Company helped us design, with tons of inspiration from Diva Gabby. The Hint Box takes some of that guesswork out of your relationship....

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Most Embarrassing Mom-ents

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Celebrating Moms and Their Awesomeness!
It's that time of year again where we get to celebrate the most special women in our lives... our MOMS!  I love Mother's Day and the opportunity I have to let my mom know how much she means to me. I know without a doubt that I wouldn't be where I am today without my mom's guidance and direction.  Thank you mom!

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Moms help shape the lives...

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Create Your Own Marriage Resolution

Create Your Own Marriage Resolution
My husband and I have really loved the inspirational, family-oriented movies that have been coming out lately. There is so much out there in the media that is demeaning to families and to marriages, that THESE films do just the opposite! Courageous is a film that depicts the real-life struggles of families and marriages, but also provides motivation that these relationships can be long-lasting, strong and worthwhile. This date night...

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Free March LOVE Calendar

IT'S MARCH!!!
And you know what that means... 
Your free MARCH Love Calendar is here!

Yep, we promised it would be coming and here it is!  Are you ready for another month of lovin'?  How did your February challenge go?!  Have any suggestions for future calendars?  We'd LOVE to hear in the comments!!  And if you're new to our Love Calendars then...
Here's How It Works
Just download this darling calendar, designed by the lovely Erin at Strawberry Mommycakes. ...

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National Marriage Week

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, how are you celebrating your marriage?!

Valentine's Day is our Christmas! We just LOVE it and think it is SO important to celebrate all the ways you love your spouse!  But aside from just planning a date night and giving each other sweet love notes, be sure to take a moment to recognize the true meaning of the holiday - your relationship!
On your wedding day you made a special commitment to one another! That includes...

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