Advice Needed:  How to Best Bond with Your Spouse

How to Best Bond With Spouse at Night

What’s the best part of your day?  Mine is easy.  When we finally finished the bedtime marathon; all the waters have been drunk, the songs sung, the stories read, the prayers said, the hugs and kisses dished out, and Rich and I shut the door and give each other that raised-eyebrows I-can’t-believe-how-long-that-takes-every-night look.  And we go downstairs and raid the kitchen for the junkiest thing in the house (which unless it’s the day of grocery shopping is usually something lame like hot chocolate because all the best junk was consumed the night of grocery shopping) and open the laptop to… Read More

Rich’s Thoughts on Companionship Inventory

Weekly Marriage Questions

You may think by the title, that this post is written by Rich.  You would be wrong 🙂  Me (Celeste) again.  Don’t worry, you’ll hear from him soon enough. A few things you may not know about Rich:  he has superman calf muscles (seriously, they’re out of control), we’ve yet to find a limit to the amount of eggnog Rich can drink in a day (we can’t be dishing out all our grocery bill on eggnog, so the limit has yet to have a quantifiable test), and he used to be a dear abby-ist of sorts.  For a number of… Read More

Improving Your Marriage With Weekly Companionship Inventory

Here are some questions you and your spouse should be asking each other each week.

Here is how to hold a weekly marriage inventory with your spouse each week.   Ok, are you guys ready for this?  I’m about to hit you with the very best marital advice we have.  The big guns.  Just wanted to make sure you’re ready and aware- this is the best we’ve got to offer.  All downhill from here…. Here goes.  Have companionship inventory every week.  Allow me to explain: Just prior to when Rich and I started dating I was serving a mission for the LDS church in Slovenia.  You’re familiar with LDS missionaries I assume?  You know- go… Read More