I had the pleasure of being a part of the inaugural voyage of the FamilyLife Love Like You Mean It Cruise this past Valentine’s Day! I must confess, I knew it was going to be great. I mean, come on — a cruise ship for five days and I wouldn’t be cooking or cleaning one single [...]
As a mom of four kids, taxi driver, short-order cook, laundry service, etc., it’s hard to transition to sex kitten after the kids are all tucked in. If I’m not careful, sex becomes an addition to my to-do list. But in reality, it’s one of my favorite perks of being married to my handsome man! When I [...]
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, so do tell: what do you have planned for Hubby? We must remember that Valentine’s Day is not just for the ladies; we need to romance our men as well. This year, FamilyLife asked the recipients of our weekly Marriage Memo what’s the most romantic thing their spouse had ever [...]
I remember reading a chapter title in the book Intimate Issues that I now completely relate to: “How do I make love with children wrapped around my knees?” When I was in one of my four post-maternity stupors of no sleep, someone else wanting my body (chest included) around the clock, and hoping I could [...]
Okay, so you wanna know the truth? For women (or at least for me), sex is 99 percent mental. (Okay, not 99 percent but at least 75 percent.) That’s not saying the physical aspect of love-making isn’t important — it is! — or saying that it’s not magical, exciting, rewarding, and bonding. (It can be all that, [...]
Instead of a dinner with fine china, I suggested restaurants with big screen televisions and wings. Testosterone and sports. Conversation could wait. He actually chose a hole-in-the-wall diner, but it was his choice. We laughed more during that meal than we had in months. No one was asking to have their food cut up, no milk was spilled and the only interruptions were from the waitress refilling our drinks.