I have a great deal of respect for our next guest. He has a lot of experience and he is... well... he is amazing, with really great advice!! :) Reading and browsing AND re-reading and re-browsing SimpleMarriage has given me so many insights to communication, date night, relationship advice, parenting advice and... the list goes on! You don't want to miss out! Go check 'em out!! This article is definitely worth the read.Continue Reading
Martial Communication 101
by Corey Allan,...
Making Date Night Happen...Continue Reading
This is one question that we get a LOT! "How do you make date night happen when your spouse isn't totally on board?' For a LOT of couples, date nights were a lot easier and more romantic before marriage. But for some reason, after marriage they seem to take a back seat. There are a lot of reasons why that happens (jobs, kids, finances, and... well, just real life.) But the real question is- how do you make it better? How do you make your...
Dressing Up For Date Night
Okay it's DATE NIGHT and YOU HAVE NOTHING TO WEAR! Well, here is a FOOL-PROOF way to look HOT and not have to think TOO much about it!
Some quick tips for your date nights go a little like this.....
Start with some music - Remember the days when you would throw on some tunes and dance while doing you hair and make-up. WELL, do that NOW! Put on your favorite Britney, Beyonce, or Lady Gaga, OH WAIT those are just my...Continue Reading
My husband and I recently decided to choose two nights of the week and make it a "NO T.V." night. On our very first "NO T.V." night, we put the baby to bed and went about the night getting things done that we usually wouldn't do because we would be sitting in front of the T.V.
Well, to my surprise, I started hearing music play. My hubby had put a CD that he made for me when we were dating, into the CD Player. ALL love songs! It definitely set the mood for the...Continue Reading
How to Create A Couples Journal
Whenever I find an extra second in the day, I love to jot down little or big events or experiences in a journal. Journals are such an amazing way to keep memories alive! I keep both a personal and family journal. I have so much fun reading through the history of my life. It is incredible how many little things you can forget over time.
Keeping in the spirit of journals, I wanted to start one with my spouse. I call...Continue Reading
Dating Advice for All The Single Ladies...
I recently did a guest post on a CUTE blog called, Exposing the Drapes to My 20's. Jessica is SUCH a doll!! When she asked us to do something for the "single ladies"....we loved the idea! Heck, we were ALL single at one point...and some of us were QUITE the playas (sorry....can't tell ya who...) and some of us sure dated the players!! :) I then realized that we probably have some *single* readers who would ALSO...Continue Reading
How to Date Your Spouse While in Grad School
One of the Diva's asked me to share some tips about how my husband and I spend time together while he is in podiatry school. The first thing that came to mind was Make friends with the other wives. Yes, a lot of my time is spent with my little guy or other wives of students, but Justin and I try to make our marriage and our family our number one priority. I'll share a few of our ideas, and these aren't limited to medical...Continue Reading