Our family has now completed its first week in the confinement of our home, and I suppose many of you can relate to our situation. Overall, I have to say it went quite well. The kids absolutely love it – I mean, could there be anything better than no school? Granted, they have to do […]
Every week, we are challenging you to make your relationship better. Participate in the weekly challenge, either alone or with your partner. In the long run, small steps go a long way!
From time to time, I sneak a little note in our children’s lunch boxes. They open them at school, and what pops out is a note of encouragement if they’re having a tough day, or a little reminder of my love, a little drawing, or whatever comes to my mind that day. The kids love
If you’re like most of us, you’re spending a lot of time on your phone. Much of our lives now resides in the digital sphere – email, social networks, online calendar, photos, and so on. But how much of your communication is aimed at truly connecting with your partner? This week, keep in touch with
Madina has been in the kitchen for the past two hours, cooking an elaborate surprise meal. Her husband Rick recently closed a deal at his real estate company that he’d been working on forever. And his insistence finally paid off! If that’s not a reason to celebrate, what is? The meal is prepared, the table
This week’s challenge is for you to concentrate on your partner when you’re together. How often do you only listen to your loved ones with one ear? You’re busy preparing dinner, are still thinking about a project at work, or are simply tired when your partner is approaching you. Sometimes, even something as seemingly easy
This week, we wrote about introducing some mindfulness techniques to your relationship. We’ll just start out with being mindful in everyday life. How about a week of mindful eating? Here are some guidelines: When you eat, concentrate on eating Pay attention to the texture, temperature, and taste of what you’re eating What are the colors
This week, we’re doing something special. You’re here because you are interested in relationships and, quite possibly, because you’re looking for ways to improve your relationship or make it even more amazing. And there’s no doubt about that – you DESERVE an amazing relationship! But – when you’re trying to work on your relationship, there’s
Think about a successful relationship. What does it look like? What is it that makes it successful? Is it something you are striving to have, that you already have, or maybe something you’ve already given up on? As you were thinking about a successful relationship, did the word “perfection” somehow play a role in it?
The new year is upon us! You might already have some resolutions for the year coming up, or maybe you’re not so much of a resolutions person? In any case, do your New Year’s resolutions include your relationship? Or do they rather revolve around yourself and the goals you’d like to achieve individually? Make some
Last week, we talked about the intense impact that music can have on us. In that week’s challenge, we suggested you pick one piece of music you really like and take a trip down memory lane. Since we have the holidays coming up and you still might need a present for your loved one or