“You can’t have a maximum marriage with a minimum effort!” That’s a quote from my husband, Lamar, and it’s basically a mantra for our website. If you want the best out of your marriage, then you have to put your best effort in it. If you want things to change in your marriage, then you MORE »
I realized that I was not being very intentional about making sure that my kids embodied the true Christmas spirit of giving. So, here are 9 ways we now ensure that our kids are givers and not takers.
Earlier this year, I wrote an article on our site called, “10 Reasons I Knew He Was The One.” It resonated with a lot of people, but one comment got me thinking. The comment below made me think of how many men and women can’t find the one because they are too busy running away MORE »
Yesterday as I walked up to Lamar and hugged him from behind, our cousin jokingly said: “How long have you been married?” I said, “for eight years.” And she laughed and said, “You’ve been married for too long to still be acting like that.” And I said: “Do you think you are supposed to get MORE »
Dolls, games and electronics are gifts that are often forgotten by the New Year. But I know a gift that is better than all three and that won't be forgotten.
Some people say that reality TV shows have no redeeming qualities. But I maintain that, sometimes (albeit rarely), there are relationship lessons to be learned from those shows. Granted, most of the times they are lessons in what not to do. As I sat watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta this week, my heart broke MORE »
As married folks, we realize that there is power in the words that we speak to our spouses. Through our words, we have the ability to uplift, encourage and motivate our spouse or tear them down and discourage them. Check out these common every day phrases that us married folks absolutely love to hear: MORE MORE »
When I decided to go natural, I was not 100% sure of my decision. I wasn’t sure what my natural hair even looked like. I’d been getting relaxers since elementary school. And I wasn’t sure if I had the skills to maintain my natural hair. The reason I decided to go natural was because my MORE »
I have to admit, I was sort of getting sick of Halloween. But this year, I decided to participate in Trunk or Treat with a neighborhood church. And I have to tell you that I think I was more excited than the kids were about decorating our minivan for Trunk or Treat. This was our MORE »
Because our work (really it’s a ministry) involves promoting and supporting healthy marriages, some people look at Lamar and me and assume we have a perfect marriage. They think that everything with us is “peaches and cream” all of the time. And while our marriage is not perfect, it is good…no it’s great. But, I MORE »
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