Raising a Financially Responsible Teen!!!
My husband and I have been discussing what we should/should not do to assist our teenage son in regards to financial responsibility. Both of our kids get a weekly allowance if they have completed their chores for the week; their allowance is also prorated based on what is or is not completed by the end […]
When Should I Discuss Sex With My Children???
The bible lets us know that children are gifts from God. No matter how they are conceived, they are still God-given gifts of life. When children are born we see them as one of the most beautiful sites ever. Just to hold them in your arms is such an unexplainable feeling. We know that as […]
I Had a Secret
What’s the hardest thing you have ever done? For me the answer is simple… it was a conversation I had with my wife. About 5 dates into our relationship we were already both very confident that we would marry each other. Because of this I mentioned on that particular date that I want for us […]
Can You Handle the TRUTH???
I remember watching a very well known movie called the Best Man. This movie had a follow up episode about 13 years later. The plot of the movie was dealing with “things of the past.” The groom found out right before his wedding that his best man and wife to be, had a sexual encounter […]
Many couples fight over money. However, money issues aren’t usually actually about money. They are about what money REPRESENTS to each partner. Money could represent security, freedom, status, achievement, personal worth, pride, respect, fun, or many other things. Next time you are fighting about money, ask your self and your partner, what does MEAN to […]
She’s Cheating on my Friend!!!
Is it okay to withhold information from a close friend? Some would say; it depends on the situation. There are some that would answer; maybe. Others would say; absolutely not! What if the situation involved you knowing something about a close friend or family member’s relationship? Here is the scenario; you were close friends with […]
Can Married Couples Have Opposite Sex Friends?
Some friends and I were having a casual discussion the other day and one proposed the question, “Can married individuals maintain opposite sex friendships?” Of course we had some difference of opinions in defining this so called friendship. I personally believe that married couples can be friends with individuals of the opposite sex without them […]
In the movie White Men Can’t Jump, the two main characters get into a philosophical discussion about one of the character’s inability to hear certain music even though he really enjoys listening to it. The argument that is presented is that presented is that just because he is “listening” to the music does not mean […]