How to Share Your Needs with Your Husband

Looking to be heard and understood? These are a few ways you can share your needs with your husband in a thoughtful way. How do you share your needs?

When I first got married, communication came easily and it seemed that my husband understood what my needs were. Of course we spent a lot of time together and that made it easy for him to see, know and understand those needs. When we settled into our home and started to manage life as a married … [continue]

Overcoming the Uphill Battles in Marriage

This post may use affiliate links. Read our disclosure here. Every marriage faces uphill battles and times of struggle. None of us are immune from those. What happens, though, when those times seem to become the norm rather than the exception? What about when a situation turns ugly and you don’t feel secure telling your […]


How to Grow a Healthy Marriage

Are you looking to grow a healthy marriage? Try these 3 tips to help you and your spouse to grow a healthy marriage. Share your best tips, too!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. My husband and I celebrated our 18th anniversary this summer! We’ve grown so much over the years, experienced typical ups and downs and endured many changes. We’ve come a long way from that couple standing in front of the church saying our vows. There […]


From Heartbreak to Redemption: The Love Story for the Ages

Are you experiencing heartbreak in your marriage? Be encouraged by the hope of the greatest love story we can ever know - a love story for the ages!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure here. Today I want to tell you a different kind of story – a love story that’s been years in the making.  I’ve shared pieces of my story here over the last four years. I’ve shared the heartache and hurt, but also the hope. It’s been […]


Finding Hope for Marriage and Motherhood

Do you feel fresh out of hope while dealing with marriage and motherhood? I'm sharing one of my favorite resources for marriage and motherhood. Here's hope!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here. There are times in life when you find your people. They are the ones who understand your struggle and continue to encourage you in your journey. They are the ones who offer hope in the times of darkness, and encourage you to keep pressing […]


Scriptures of Hope

Are you searching for hope? Do you feel alone in your struggle? We are offering these Scripture cards as a gift for you as we share Hope for the Hurting Wife

This post may contain affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here. The to-do list is long this week, and honestly, I don’t know if I’ve ever written so much in my life. There have been my own posts, posts for others who are sharing our book, social media posts, and to be honest, I’m just […]


Marriage Advice to Remember

Do you remember all the marriage advice you received? Chances are, you've forgotten some of it. I'm sharing marriage advice to remember!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here.  For the past few months, I’ve focused on finishing the book we’ve been putting together. I’ve read emails, responded to hurt lives, prayed with women near and far, working to keep hearts pointed to Jesus and committed to marriage. While this has been a […]


When You’ve Lost Hope Because Marriage is Hard

Marriage is hard work and sometimes we feel like we've just lost hope. Hope for the Hurting Wife offers hope and encouragement for struggling wives.

This post may contain affiliate links. Read the full disclosure here. You’ve seen the announcements, you’ve walked in prayer with me, and today I’m thrilled to let you know that Hope for the Hurting Wife is available! Hope for the Hurting Wife comes out of one of the darkest times in my life. It’s been nearly 4 […]


How to Hold on to Hope in a Struggling Marriage

Is your marriage struggling? Are you uncertain of how to move forward? I know the feeling, and am sharing how to hold on to hope in a struggling marriage.

By all accounts, we had a strong marriage. We served in the church and had a deep commitment to our faith. Our children pursued academic and extra-curricular activities with our full support. So many things were going well for our family. We were in our 14th year of marriage on the day that everything fell […]


3 Truths for When Marriage is Hard

The truth is that marriage is hard sometimes. It's hard to stay hopeful in the struggle. Here are 3 truths for when marriage is hard.

This post may contain affiliate links. Read the disclosure here.   So many things have changed since that day. Some days I feel like my life is never really going to look the same, ever again. And if that’s where I focus, my story seems quite hopeless. So I choose to intentionally lift my eyes […]