24 Things I’d Never Do as Wife or Mom

We all have things that we say we would never do as a wife or mom. But will you really end up doing them?

Laura is a wife and mother of 3. Her oldest left the nest in August 2014 to attend Baylor University. Her other children are 16 and 14. She lives in OK and enjoys volunteering at her childrens’ schools, writing, reading, hosting church community group and bridal showers for her friend’s kiddos who are taking an […]

Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Theme

Hungry Caterpillar Theme Birthday for a one year old is easy decorations and food!

Today is actually my birthday! But I am not having a Hungry Caterpillar themed birthday! Last weekend we celebrated Miss M’s first birthday with friends and family. And her birthday was the Hungry Caterpillar theme. I thought I would share just a little bit about the day with you. But if you are curious what […]

6 Questions to Ask Yourself in the Middle of a Fight

These are some great questions that will bring great perspective when you're in the middle of a fight with your man.

My name is Jessi Frankman, from OurHappyHouses.com and I am so grateful to be writting this post for True Agape! I blog with my best friend Kelly about cooking, diy, and our life experiences. On our site I talk about my life with my husband a lot, so I feel right at home here talking […]

The Golden Rule of Communication

Communication is key in marriage! Are you keeping the golden rule in mind when it comes to communication?

Stephanie Clinton is a blogger, writer, community volunteer and housework avoider. But first and foremost she is a wife and mom of two little boys. She and her husband have been married for 14 years and reside in their marital bliss in Oklahoma. In the blogging world Stephanie is a Community Manager for Oklahoma Women […]

Our Baby is 1 Year Old!

Great idea for watching baby grow. Month by month pictures.

We are just a few days away from Miss M being 1 year old! First of all, I just can’t believe it! This year has been so many things. Exciting, happy, fearful, uncertainty, wonder, awe, amusement and so much more. It’s hard to even decide how or where to start explaining the feelings of this […]

40 Things I Learned from Being Engaged

Some of these things she learned during her two year engagement made me giggle! Others I was shaking my head for a yes!

Amy Oestreicher is a performer and mixed media artist.  She writes about art, food and music at allspiceandacrylics.blogspot.com. At age 18 a blood clot caused her to fall into a coma, once she came to just months later, she knew that she needed to pursue her artistic dreams and spread the message of hope and strength […]

How to Choose the Right Mattress for Your Body Type

Choosing the right mattress goes beyond just picking one that feels nice.

A good night’s sleep is very important as it can affect many aspects of your life in different ways. It is common for people to not feel well rested, and this can be attributed to a number of factors. The most obvious cause of feeling tired throughout the day is not getting enough hours of […]

5 Times to Have your Man’s Back

We should always have our man's back but there are 5 key times!

  Christine D’Elia is a full time working mom of two wonderfully unique boys with an amazing husband to share in all of the craziness.  You can find more of her “nuggets” of life, love, marriage and more on her blog www.chickennuggetdiaries.com.   5 Times to Have your Spouses Back 1) With the kids – […]

What it Means to Really Listen

This little secret about what it means to really listen will change your relationships!

We hear all the time that communication is about talking and listening. That makes sense. When I think about being intentional about listening I think about things like: being focused on Ryan, looking directly at him and not letting my brain spin about all my to do’s. Oh, and not interrupting! That has always seemed […]

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 […]