4 Reasons Why Date Nights Matter

The holiday season is a great time to spend building memories as a family, but don’t forget to also take time for a one-on-one date with your sweetheart too! While it can be a challenge to make arrangements or take the time to get away together research has shown that having date nights can strengthen […]

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Reconnecting in Relationships

  We all have challenges even in our closest relationships. In fact, most relationships have about 12 things that they disagree on at any one time. Twelve!!! But what’s more important than those struggles are the things we do to build our relationship and to reconnect. When we focus on the things that are going […]

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Service: The Gift that Gives Back

The holiday season is full of opportunities to give of ourselves and serve those around us. We see dozens of fundraisers for different organizations, participate in drives of every sort, offer to carol at assisted living facilities, serve meals in soup kitchens, buy secret Santa gifts for needy children, and much more. Obviously, the intent […]

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Staying Connected

Family researcher and psychologist, John Gottman, Ph.D. suggests that small emotional connections between partners add up to big-time relationship satisfaction. He compares them to making steady deposits in a bank account and watching your savings grow. Taking time to make these connections can be challenging in our busy world, and especially during the increasingly busy […]

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