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10 Stupid Things Couples Do

10 Stupid things couples do by Dr Laura

Have I ever told you how much I love Dr. Laura Schlessinger? There is something about her honest, blunt opinions that always seem to make sense to me and put me in my place.  Now some women may argue that she is too harsh, or doesn't understand the exact situation, but I think if everyone was to read her book; "10 Stupid Things Couples Do To Mess Up Their Relationships," We may all step back and realize something we are doing in our relationships that we can change...

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A FREE Marriage Retreat!!

Successful Marriage Teleretreat

How many of you would just LOVE to escape to some fabulous marriage retreat with your significant other?  Listen to some amazing speakers, focus on each other, and be INSPIRED to improve your marriage even more than it already is?  *sigh*  Wouldn't that be nice!?!
...and then you see the COST of those suckers!  Yes, your marriage improves, BUT it usually seems to drain your bank account as a result of attending any of those events. We received email after email...

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The “Sure Wife” Chart

The "Sure" Wife Chart - marriage advice.

A Positive Way to Track Your Marriage Progress
My husband received the best chart in a church class this past year.  The chart is titled, for my sake, The "Sure Wife" Chart.
Our friend who gave me permission to share his idea with our readers explains the chart like this; Every time you ask your husband to do something and he immediately says, "Sure Wife" (or your spouse does something without even being asked) he can mark the chart.  If he hesitates at all- NO mark! ...

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Living in an “App” World

Living in an "App" World.

Awesome APPS to Help You Live Intentionally
Isn't technology incredible? I swear every time I buy a new toy for myself or my hubby, the next day it is outdated! The most incredible invention... the smart phone. And seems like everyone has one these days. I used to wonder what it would be like to have a cell phone {many years ago}, my dad had one of those bricks that was strictly for car use and it was the coolest thing ever! I'm sure he had hardly any minutes... we...

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After The Baby

Post Baby - how to keep the romance alive after baby comes along.

**EDITED TO SAY: We've received email after email from women asking for ideas on how to involve their husbands more after a new baby comes. We were also asked if we could come up with ideas on how to keep the romance alive during that *six-week* time period. We initially emailed each reader back, but after the emails continued to pour in asking for ideas, we decided to put together a post that included all of the ideas that other readers had come up with as well as ideas...

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Big {Belly} and Beautiful!

13 tips to feeling beautiful while pregnant, big belly and all!

The beautiful experience of pregnancy can take a real toll on your energy, mood, health, and ability to take the time to look and feel good.  So we wanted to focus today on how we can still feel beautiful about ourselves, our growing bodies, and also look good for our husband while the mama-oven is working overtime.
If you've been there, you know how valuable this topic can be!  Here is some advice from the divas to keep you feelin' beautiful, sexy, confident, and...

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Preparing for the Baby

Tips to prepare for the coming baby!

With the pending arrival of a new baby, there is SO much to be done. When I'm pregnant, the lists seem to be endless. How can you possibly be completely ready? Well...I don't know that you can be COMPLETELY ready, but you can prepare. Today the Divas have collaborated on some of OUR ideas to help you prepare yourself, your relationship with your spouse, and preparing older siblings.

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Announcing… Baby On Board!

How to announce the baby on board to your spouse and other family members!

 Oh, BOY! {or girl!} You are literally about to burst with the secret of expecting... SUCH BIG NEWS! It seems ridiculously anticlimactic to just tell your closest peeps in casual conversation because... oh, I dunno... it's only your whole world about to change!
So, honey, if you got the "BIG NEWS", we've got an easy or extravagant idea amongst this compilation from the divas and our awesome readers {thx!} on how to announce you've got a.....
BABY ON BOARD!

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Rockin’ Review: The Generous Wife

The Generous Wife book review.

The Generous Wife is an amazing marriage tip blog. Lori writes tips to try each day. She is real in what she writes. The ideas are short and great tips to follow or think about for the day. The tips are encouraging and want great things for each of our relationships.
“On The Generous Wife I talk a lot about what you can do, but I'm hoping that the day-in-and-day-out practice will create a habit and a lifestyle change.  I want to do more than just the occasional...

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