17 Marriage Tips from an Experienced Marriage Counselor

How can I make my marriage happier? Secretly afraid it is not going so well? If your marriage is in trouble or just not the way you wish it would be, then those questions are probably at the top of your mind. Does your marriage feel like it is needs to be overhauled or greatly […]

What Brought on Your Marriage Problems?

Are you puzzled about what created your marriage problems? National statistics quote many things such as money, communication, sex, etc. While those things can contribute to marriage problems, research is showing that couples who report being happily married readily admit that some of their differences have not been resolved.   Happily, just having differences is […]

Is It Too Late to Save Your Marriage?

Do you wonder if it’s too late to save your marriage and how will you ever know? Many couples like you are in that dilemma and go back and forth on whether to keep trying or just to give up as one of those statistics.   Sometimes you may say or think things like: so […]

Your Personal Development Starts with You

Personal development is an ongoing process for you and I. Not one of us is ever perfect, of course. But you always have a choice to be the best you! Here are some ideas and questions to help you improve yourself.   Go outdoors and notice nature every day at least once. Notice how often […]

Becoming the Best You!

What comes to your mind when you see this title? It could feel overwhelming or exciting, challenging or even both at the same time! Next your thoughts and your feelings could be at war with one another?   I’m hoping you start to think of ways you actually desire to become The Best You! What […]

Are You Always Stressed Out – Running on Empty?

Want to learn how to de-stress, fill up your tank or re-charge your inner battery!   You may not have thought about it, but we all need down time. When I ask a woman and sometimes a man, If or how they are taking care of themselves, many report they never thought about it or […]

Is It Time to Re-Charge Your Battery with Self-care and Self-nurturing?

What in the world is recharging your battery? You could think of it like plugging your cell phone in at night! You know exactly what happens when you forget to do so.   Perhaps taking time for fun? Time for reflection? Self-care or Self-nurturing? Many people, including myself, can keep running for way too long […]

Mutual Respect and Healthy Marriages

What does a healthy marriage look like to you? Probably this could have a long list of answers depending on your own experience and history.   The first thing that comes to my mind is a basic level of marital satisfaction! Does that mean everything is perfect and/or wonderful all the time? Of course not. […]

Teaching Your Kids to Take Responsibility for Actions

Kids Taking Responsibility – Parent Coaching Tip – Don’t Wimp Out! From a parent’s point of view, it can be so frustrating when your kids seem oblivious to the idea of personal responsibility. But when you think about it, how would they be born with that concept. It seems for some kids this trait comes […]

Parenting: Summer Family Fun!

Tips for Family Outings and Activities! Travel can become a challenge when you are on a tight budget. This gives you a great chance to use your creativity. You can plan your family getaway to take advantage of low-cost activities. There is no rule that you have to go far away to have fun! Even […]