Take the time to do a little research together about your family trees. It’s a fun project and you’ll learn a thing or two about your respective histories.
If that is not possible (or not wise), try creating some “your family” resources.
Set up a yearly family photo session, write a yearly Christmas letter, or journal your daily living.
Paul and I have a piece of paper on the fridge that we write down funny things that people say. At the end of the year I write them down in a small journal. It’s hysterical.
Marshall (6-years-old): Grandpa, sometimes you’re annoying.
Grandpa (Paul): Sometimes you’re annoying.
Marshall: Well, duh, that’s why I go upstairs (his bedroom).
- Prayer Prompt: Ask God to help you and your hubby find a couple of projects to work on together.
- Becoming Minimalist: 10 Things We’ve Never Regretted Spending Money On with Kids at Home Good for empty-nesters too!
- The Generous Husband: She Means Well Advice/suggestions/warnings can be an expression of love and concern.
- The Week in Review: Have you …
… jumped out of bed and made your way to church?
… thought about what you need to say to your husband today?
… looked for the things that bring out the best in you?
… prayed for your husband and your marriage?
… asked “How will this affect our marriage?” in your discussions?
… added your sweetie’s needed items to your shopping list?
… invited your husband to explore your family histories?