Author Archives: Joel

Gambling With Your Marriage: How to Add More Fun and Excitement to Your Relationship

Gambling With Your Marriage: How to Add More Fun and Excitement to Your Relationship

One of the most common complaints we hear when it comes to our marriages is pretty simple, but at the same time so, very complicated: “We don’t have fun anymore.” I say it’s simple because it feels like it should be easy to fix, right? Unfortunately, when you start to feel like things aren’t as […]

3 Ways Spending More Time With Your Husband Can Help Your Kids Grow Into Healthier, More Well-Adjusted Adults

3 Ways Spending More Time With Your Husband Can Help Your Kids Grow Into Healthier, More Well-Adjusted Adults.

There’s a long-standing belief in the married world that, once you have children, all other things in the world fall to the side so you can spend time with them – including your husband. Many women (and men) believe it’s not only “normal” for parents to let their own relationship (and their own time alone) […]

X Reasons You Should Lock Your Bedroom Door (That Have Nothing to do with Sex)

4 reasons you should lock your bedroom door (that have nothing to do with sex).

For many households, the door to Mom and Dad’s room is only locked on one occasion: they’re getting some much needed “personal time” that the kids don’t really need (or want) to see. Otherwise, many parents leave their rooms wide open and inviting. Maybe that’s something we should put an end to. When I was […]

Make your bedroom a sanctuary

Make your bedroom a sanctuary – and 3 other ways to keep your private life private from your kids.

It all started because you meant well. Maybe your daughter sleeps better when she’s in bed with you and your husband. Maybe you sleep better knowing she’s safe. Perhaps your son had nightmares and he went from an occasional visitor to a regular occupant. Whatever the initial cause, the fact remains that your bed is […]

3 ways to share your life with your husband that make you closer and more connected than ever

3 ways to share your life with your husband to make you closer and more connected than ever.

You’re sitting down in the living room, watching TV with your husband, when suddenly you realize that you two haven’t talked about anything substantial in ages. Most of your conversations are about paying the bills, who is doing what chore, or what the kids are up to in school. You might ask him how his […]