What Every ReMarried Dad Wants His Wife To Understand  

There’s no person that feels unable to please the most in a blended family than a remarried dad. In the heart of a man is the desire to protect, and now, he’s in a situation where he’s set up to fail in that area. He can’t always protect his children as he’s not always withContinue reading “What Every ReMarried Dad Wants His Wife To Understand  “

What Every Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Understood

What Every Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Understoo There’s a saying that goes that women want to be loved, and men want to be respected. Now, I am sure we can all agree, we, regardless of gender, want some of both – however, one of those may often be more important to a wife rather thanContinue reading “What Every Stepmom Wishes Her Husband Understood”

Should You Date A Dad?

date a dad If you’re reading this blog, chances are you either are or are thinking about dating a dad. Maybe you’re nervous and have some apprehensions. Maybe you’ve heard the “horror” stories or you’ve had family members warning you NOT to make this mistake. If that is you, then you’ve come to the rightContinue reading “Should You Date A Dad?”

Boundaries in CoParenting

Boundaries!   Ah, that BUZZ WORD is everywhere nowadays – isn’t it?!   So, what ARE they actually?   And how do you know what ones are right for you?   How do you make sure they stay in place & your co-parent doesn’t walk all over you?  We’re going to dive deep into ALL those questions here. NoContinue reading “Boundaries in CoParenting”

Long Distance Dating For Newbies

Have you ever found yourself living on the other side of the planet as the love of your life?  We currently are THERE as Chey is visiting her family in Florida, and Kim is home in Belgium. We also did this during our entire dating relationship. So, as huge proponents of Long-Distance Dating/Relationships ourselves, we wanted toContinue reading “Long Distance Dating For Newbies”

This One Communication Shift Changed Our Marriage

“You’re just not LISTENING to me.” OUCH. If you’re married, chances are, you’ve heard this statement before. But, when you read it just now, how did you hear that in your head?Was this statement said with…Anger? Frustration? Contempt? Hopelessness? Kindness? Perhaps you heard it the way it’s been said to you before. Or maybe, you even heard it in theContinue reading “This One Communication Shift Changed Our Marriage”

How To Get Through Hard Seasons in Marriage

You know those “seasons” that people talk about in marriage that are more challenging than others? Well, we are IN one. I’ve come on here not to “air” our dirty laundry, gossip or complain, but instead to share with you the reality we ALL as married couples face, or will face, and shed some lightContinue reading “How To Get Through Hard Seasons in Marriage”

Everyone marries the WRONG person.

Ever heard someone say this to you: “Ugh, I married the WRONG person.” Or, just maybe, you’ve also heard yourself say these words or THINK them inside your head. We’d like to radically combat that thought with the fact/thought that actually, you’re correct. EVERYONE DOES marry the wrong person. So, if everyone marries the wrongContinue reading “Everyone marries the WRONG person.”

How can you call yourself a coach? What do you know about coaching step families?

What qualifies someone to be a coach? Is it a degree? A title? Hours spent in a classroom? Only you can answer that for yourself. A coach, to everyone, has a different meaning and definition. I don’t know what being a coach means to you, but I DO know that the biggest impact I’ve everContinue reading “How can you call yourself a coach? What do you know about coaching step families?”

To marry or not to marry?

To marry or not to marry? …is that even a question? There was a time in my life, before meeting Cheyanne, that I whole heartedly would have said: “No, that’s not even a question.” Meaning the answer is obviously a NO. Marriage was not necessary to me. But now, two years later, I still wholeContinue reading “To marry or not to marry?”