3 Things You Must Do When You Can’t Get Your Man to Change

There are some things that it is totally acceptable to expect your man to change. But what happens when he won't change? 3 things we can totally control!

There are times in our marriages that we want our men to change. I’m not just talking about little habits or things we prefer. When it comes to most of those things I don’t think we should try to change our men, but instead learn to love them with their differences. However, I do believe […]

3 Apps that will Improve Your Marriage

Your smart phone does not have to effect your marriage in a negative way. Here are 3 apps that will help improve your marriage.

I have a confession to make. Ryan and I just got smart phones about three weeks ago. Up until then we still had old school flip phones. They called. They texted. They told us what time it was. That was it. We finally had enough of the flip phones. We wanted to be able to […]

Best Gift For Her: Paper Blooms

One of a kind gifts for her. Flowers and succulents made out of fine and imported papers. The artist makes these one of a kind gifts that will last forever!

I think I have finally found “the best gift for her”! I am so extremely excited to share with you today about Paper Blooms by Lea Gray! AND you have TWO chances to win a piece of her amazing art work!  Lea and I met through a leadership training that Ryan and I have been attending […]

April Monthly Favorites


Summer time is approaching quickly! I can not believe it is the first week of May already! Miss M was ten months old yesterday. Since it’s the first Wednesday of the month it is time to  link up with Make Me Up Mia and A Deeper Joy for our monthly favorites! You can join us […]

4 Benefits of Being Authentic in Marriage

It sometimes is hard to be 100% authentic in our marriages, but it is something we should try to do more often.

Recently, I have been reading Created to Lead by Karen Zeigler which is a book that gives “a fresh perspective for women seeking God’s path to their purpose and their highest potential.” What I kept reading throughout the book is that God is calling us women to be leaders where ever we are. Be that our home, […]

4 Things to Remember When Your Marriage is Stuck

Ever feel like your marriage is stuck? I know I do. These 4 quotes will help when you feel like that.

Some time has passed since you said, “I do.” There have been some great times and some not so great times. Then, there might come a time where you feel like your marriage is stuck. Maybe because you or your husband made a choice that wasn’t the best for your marriage, maybe because you wonder if […]

4 Indicators that You Need a Date Night

These are 4 things that let you know you need a date night ASAP! Find out if you are in need of a date night.

If your life is anything like mine it can easily become very busy with to-do’s, events, projects and tasks. If I am not very intentional I allow these things to take my attention away from the more important things like my husband and daughter. Since I am a doer and a person that likes to […]

Monthly Motivational Link Up V.1 I.4

Monthly link up about marriage, family and fitness. Last Friday of the month at TrueAgape.com

Each month we come together during the last weekend to share stories, posts and resources that can help motivate us for the following month. All things marriage, family and fitness go! As long as it is positive and uplifting. Some link ups have a ton of rules, but not us! The only rule is to […]

What No One Told You About Physical Touch

Physical Touch seems to be the hardest Love Language to speak. After knowing these things no one told you it will be easier to speak the Love Language of Physical Touch.

A hot topic here on True Agape is The 5 Love Languages and the one that readers seem to want to know the most about is Physical Touch. I did a post explaining Physical Touch and had a guest blogger write about 4 creative ways to incorporate Physical Touch, but people are still wanting more information […]

Growing as a Wife and Mother

Learning new skills as a wife and mother are a most. I talk about some things I learned from a seminar recently.

In the last month Ryan and I have attended two seminars. We have another one next month. And Ryan and I are both being coached for our businesses. We are firm believers in constantly growing. I wrote about growing as a couple. That is what we strive to do. Grow as individuals, as a couple, […]

4 Must Do’s to Plan a Play Date

With a little planned ahead of time play dates can be a great success and fun for everyone. Check out these play date must do's.

I have set up a play date for Miss M on Monday with two other little girls that were born on the same day as her. One of my friends from middle school had her baby on July 5th as well. Then, I met another lady at the La Leche League meetings who also had […]

Uncommon Date Ideas

Sometimes dinner and a movie for date nights just get boring. These uncommon date ideas will bring variety to your life. Allowing you and your mate to connect in a way you have not before.

I don’t know about you, but I know that I could use some more variety in my life and marriage on occasion. Ryan and I live a pretty structured life when in comes to our schedule, work, workouts, and meal plans. Which means we need variety in other areas of our lives. We need to switch […]