Why is Time Away SO Needed for Couples?

Taking Some Time Away for a Happy Marriage

Life is crazy enough as it is but then add children and life picks up tremendously. It is SO easy to get distracted with life that you lose sight of what your true main focus should be. No one grows up saying they can’t wait to get married to have a miserable marriage. No one grows up with the idea that they want a house full of wild, rebellious children. Yet, so often that is what happens. In my almost 18 years of marriage, I have found that when life gets cluttered with a super busy lifestyle, your focus gets off of the important things. That leads to a mundane marriage or even an unhappy marriage. The children become out of control from the combination of a lack of communication between parents and decreased attention given to the children. So, what is the solution when life seems to be too busy?! Time away!

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Bill of Rights Explained Simply to Children

Bill of Rights Explained to Children In Their Language

America is a special place. While it certainly has areas it can improve in, the blessings it has secured for its citizens is unlike any other nation in the world. These freedoms have been by the sacrifice of many brave men and women throughout our nation’s history.

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LG Double Electric Convection Oven Cuts Down on Time and Space

Save Money at Best Buy on the LG Double Electric Convection Oven

Basketball season is in full swing at the Smith house! Having two boys on three different school teams have made our families lives hectic to say the least! With practices or games (sometimes both) every weekday, meal time, especially dinner, has become a little bit of a challenge. We are always in such a rush there has been more pizza or “something quick” type of meals than I care to talk about. It’s not that I wouldn’t have loved to do a bigger, nicer, and healthier home-cooked meal, we just simply didn’t have time.

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Kids Valentine Gifts – Our Top Picks

Kids Valentine Gifts

Our little loves shouldn’t be left out this Valentine’s Day. You don’t have to go overboard for Valentine’s Day but the simple fact that you recognize that your child is not forgotten on such a special day will go a long way. Did your parents give you a Valentine gift? What was your favorite Valentine Gift as a child? Here are a few of our favorite Valentine gifts for kids!

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Top Valentine Gift Ideas for Your Love

Top Valentine Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day. The day where over 36 million boxes of chocolates are sold for Valentine’s Day alone. Coming in right behind Christmas, Valentines Day is the second largest card giving day of the year. So, what about Valentine’s Day gifts other than chocolate and cards? Well, men are likely to spend double what the women spend! Sorry, guys! When choosing a Valentine gift, spend your money wisely. Choose a Valentine gift idea that will speak directly to your love’s heart the most.

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