10 Tips for a Great Family Christmas

For many of us, Christmas is anticipated with both joy and anxiety. We love the celebrations, the family traditions, and cherish the memories of holidays gone by. But, we add the stresses of preparation, expectations, and the fear of letdowns or family squabbles. These dynamics make it challenging to rally up for a new Christmas season.

Jim Burns is President of HomeWord and Executive Director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University. Jim speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has over 1.5 million resources in print in over 25 languages. Jim and his wife, Cathy and their three daughters Christy, Rebecca, and Heidi live in Southern California.

3 Things the Corporate World Taught Me about Marital Communication

Some years back, I was in the midst of a “discussion” with my wife when I realized I was using the same techniques I’d taught a team of support reps earlier that day. In that moment, I learned a life lessons that has since altered my business and marriage.

Leadership & management development expert Johnny Laurent consults with corporations and individuals, offering guidance and workshops on communications, conflict management, leadership development, coaching and team building.

How Can I Get My Wife To Understand How Important Sex Is To Me?

Most men do not fully understand what sex means to them, and therefore cannot communicate their desires. Many women believe “he just wants more sex.” They miss the fact that, for men, sex is more about feeling desired than about the physical act.

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3 Ways to Plan a Cheap Vacation

My husband and I aren’’t cheapskates—but we do love saving money. When we can combine saving money with traveling, it feels like we’re getting away with something. For our travels, there are three things my husband and I have taken into consideration: location, season and friends.

We love featuring the work of many different experts and thought leaders on marriage. Want to contribute to our blog? Email admin@marriedpeople.org to find out more.

10 Tips for a Great Family Christmas

For many of us, Christmas is anticipated with both joy and anxiety. We love the celebrations, the family traditions, and cherish the memories of holidays gone by. But, we add the stresses of preparation, expectations, and the fear of letdowns or family squabbles. These dynamics make it challenging to rally up for a new Christmas season.

3 Ways to Plan a Cheap Vacation

My husband and I aren’’t cheapskates—but we do love saving money. When we can combine saving money with traveling, it feels like we’re getting away with something. For our travels, there are three things my husband and I have taken into consideration: location, season and friends.

6 Questions That Will Radically Change Your Marriage

Life is busy. We used to think that the “next” season of life would be less hectic, less stressful, less busy than our current season. Life doesn’’t seem to get less busy with time; it only picks up steam. It is easy to go days, weeks and even months without intentionally connecting with your husband or wife.

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