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Healthy Family Habits: a Top 10

(the last post in this series on family) Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables. -Spanish Proverb My friend and I settled just behind the line of what light the fire flung and observed our people much like watching a play unfold itself on stage. Bedtime songs of crickets, the…

Teens and Dating: a conversation

*this post is the next-to-last one in a (so far) yearly series on family Just yesterday I was having to bend over so my little boy could wrap his whole hand around my one pointer finger to keep his balance. I was throwing him in the air and…

What Women Really Find Sexy in Marriage

(The first in a series of four posts on family.) After more than a few years of married people watching each other floss, the flushed-cheeked rush and beautiful mystery of cat-and-mouse flirting may appear to lose the luster of the mixed tapes and couples-only skates of…

Scene and Herd: Quality Time With Your People

(Part 2 in a series on how to make your family closer by the time the turkey hits the table on Thanksgiving Day.)  I always get that mama feeling when I should gather my people and we need to spend intentional time together. I like to call it a sixth…

Rules of Engagement

(Part 1 in a series on how to make your family closer by the time the turkey hits the table on Thanksgiving Day.) There is nothing like 5 states in 6 weeks to make you miss the people living in your house.  The only thing deeply and regrettably missing from…