Mindset & Marriage

The one thing that I have realized over the last decade of my life, is that if I want to change anything in my life, which includes my

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How To Break Boredom In Your Marriage

The reality of marriage is that boredom happens. If you are in a relationship and think this will never occur to you, then your spouse is probably already

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3 Types of Alone Time in a Marriage

Something that Kristy and I have discovered along the way in our relationship is that alone time is actually hard to come by.  We mean well. We try

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Why I Bought My Wife The Adventure Challenge, And Why You Should Too

Kristy and I have made a deal that we only purchase Christmas gifts for family and for the kids. When we first got together we made such little

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How To Take Your Marriage To The Next Level Without Including Your Spouse

If you have been married for any length of time and this is your second or even maybe third marriage, you understand the desire to have a fantastic

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First Year Survival Tips for Blended Families

If we could only go back with what we know now… The first year of blending was so much more important than we realized.  Kristy and I thought

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The Stepdad Perspective

Growing up I never realized the complexity of families. I had 3 sisters and no brothers. Yes, you can feel sorry for me. It was tough being the

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How To Build Trust In Your Second Marriage

Being in a second marriage, trust does not come naturally or easily. Kristy and I both have had rough first marriages. They were full of verbal abuse, rage,

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Successful Holiday Tips for Blended FamiliesSuccessful

When Kristy and I started our blended family we never even considered all the holiday’s adding to our stress levels. Yes, we were highly naive! We just assumed

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Why Do 2nd Marriages Fail?

Approximately 70% or more of all 2nd marriages fail. Which means if you are in your second marriage or more, you have less than one third of a

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