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Posts by Lynn Knapp

The Importance Of Vacation As A Married Couple

Heavy workload. Demanding boss. Children. Sporting events. Bible studies. House Chores. It is so easy for life to get inundated with so many things. Even though all the things that fill the calendar aren’t inherently bad, but too much of a good thing can become detrimental, leading to stress and unwanted pressure. Often times the…

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How To Bond With Your Stepchildren

It is a beautiful thing when two people commit to one another through marriage; and for some, they don’t just take on the new title husband or wife but also step-mom or step-dad. What a joy it can be to become a stepparent, although it usually isn’t without its challenges. As the child(ren)’s perspective may…

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How To Prepare For Marriage

Many brides dream of their wedding day long before they even have any prospects. What will my dress look like? What colors should I use? What kind of venue do I want? With Pinterest at our fingertips many brides may already have their dress picked out before they know who the groom will be. Even though preparing…

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Scriptures to Strengthen a Marriage

The fragrance of a variety of flowers fills the air. Bridesmaid’s dresses flow in the breeze while bringing that pop of color against the natural backdrop. Bright eyes and smiling faces sweep through the sea of white chairs awaiting the presence of the bride to make her debut. As the bride enters the aisle an…

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The Importance of Marriage

What a wonderful thing it is when two people find love. As the love deepens and strengthens it gets harder to be apart. Therefore the couple has to make a choice of what their future together will look like. Many find the next step to be moving in with one another even if marriage hasn’t…

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How To Get On The Same Page When Parenting Styles Are So Different.

Authoritarian. Permissive. Helicopter. Free-range. Attachment. Your parenting style may fall under one of these categories while your spouse relates to one completely different than yours. You may find yourself arguing with your spouse about being too hard or too soft on the kids. You may have differing opinions on your child’s abilities, how much should…

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Making New Years Resolutions Together as a Couple

New year! New you! Isn’t that the hope when we make a long list of all the things we want to change in a year? We see it as a fresh start and a chance to become a better, healthier, and more successful you. However so often we get to the end of January and…

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Tips For A Successful Second Marriage

There tends to be a stigma towards those who are in or entering a second marriage. It’s true, when people get married the first time they usually go into it thinking it’ll only happen once. However that is not always the case, whether they were too young, had to escape abuse or had an unfaithful…

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Benefits of Praying Together

Life can get chaotic, busy, loud, and even messy. In fact the things we fill our time with may not be inherently bad or negative, such as church, men and women’s Bible studies, children’s sports events, or even date nights. Some of the things we fill our schedule with may even draw us closer to…

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Ways to Honor your In-Laws

Marriage is a beautiful union between two people. However, whether we like it or not, attached to your spouse comes their “support system.” When you marry someone you not only get the one but you also get the parents and siblings, making you now apart of the family. This new extension of family could include…

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