What Happens at a Marriage Intensive? | Episode 104

One of the things Mark and I talk about quite a bit are the Marriage 2.0 Intensives we have the opportunity to host at our home in Normal, IL. However, one of the questions we often get is, What happens at a marriage intensive? That’s what we want to share with you on...

What Marriage Means to Me – 39 Years After I Do

When Mark and I first met and fell in love, we were walking on clouds. All it took was one look from the other and we tingled from the ends of our hair to the tips of our toes. We talked for hours about everything and about nothing. Every moment together felt like a...

The #1 Myth About Marriage Seminars | #MarriageMonday

Today I want to let you in on a little secret! I want to tell you the #1 myth people often have about marriage seminars (and honestly, marriage resources in general). But first I’ll start with a story… Earlier this spring, we were teaching our No More...

How To Ask For What You Need | Episode 101

I have my hubby, Mark, on the podcast with me today! We are tackling an important topic, not just for married couples, but for any relationship. What’s the topic? Communication. (Can we get an amen!?) Learning how to stop assuming and start communicating was at the...

15 Ways to Have Fun In Your Marriage | #MarriageMonday

Do you ever feel like you and your spouse are just going through the motions in marriage? Or like you don’t have as much fun together as you did when you were dating? You’re not alone. Today, we’re sharing a few ideas for how to bring back the fun in...

When Your Spouse Frustrates You | #MarriageMonday

Hi Jill, I need help. I get so angry at my husband for not perceiving potential consequences. He is handy, so he figures if he breaks something he can fix it, which he likely can. But this way of operating most often costs more money and time. This makes me angry....

Design Your Life with Ashley and Dino Petrone | Episode 95

Zig Ziglar, author and motivational speaker, says, “If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” Too often that’s what we do with relationships and especially marriage; we don’t have a plan to keep our relationship healthy or make it better and we end up...

How to Embrace Awkward to See True Change | #MarriageMonday

So often, couples are open to learning about new ways they need to grow and change. However, when it comes to implementing those changes, their interest falls flat. In today’s #MarriageMonday, we’re exploring why that is and how to change it! Mark: So many...