Post with an exercise based format.

The Names we use Matter

Our second granddaughter finally has a name. Born over a month ago, her parents took their sweet, merry time before committing it to official record. In the interim, this bonny lass

The Names we use Matter2020-11-27T16:20:20+11:00

Deep Impact Conversations

“How was your day?” It’s one of the most common questions couples ask each other and either leads to a dead-end response like, “fine” or “busy” (which usually means “I

Deep Impact Conversations2020-11-18T23:14:23+11:00

Habit Makers, Habit Breakers

Lately, we’ve slipped into a not-so-good habit. After dinner, and after all the normal stuff is done, we collapse onto the couch in front of the TV. We settle into our

Habit Makers, Habit Breakers2020-11-02T15:07:32+11:00

Projects for Lockdown Couples

A few months ago, most couples would have dismissed the idea of a couple project as simply a cute idea for which there was no real need. With Netflix over-exposure and

Projects for Lockdown Couples2020-05-15T16:28:18+10:00

Are you ready for marriage?

So, you’ve been dating for a while. How do you know if you’re ready for marriage? Before you have the ‘forever conversation’, consider these signs to discern if you are ready

Are you ready for marriage?2020-04-27T16:29:26+10:00

Romance and Mystery

One of the things that makes a new romance so exciting and attractive is the element of uncertainty: Is this person really interested in me? Will this person really be the

Romance and Mystery2020-03-15T20:54:04+11:00

Spare the Left-Overs

It’s that time of year again - the season of joy and gluttony. By the time Christmas day is over, our refrigerator will be filled with yummy, delectable left-overs. Unfortunately, not

Spare the Left-Overs2020-12-22T15:09:53+11:00

What’s in a name?

More than you might think When Adam was commissioned by God to name all the animals (Gen 2: 19-20), it established an important idea in Judeo-Christian tradition; being able to name

What’s in a name?2018-11-14T15:55:38+11:00

The Power of Ritual

Some years ago, we attended a Smart Marriages conference in the United States. One of the most memorable inputs was from Dr Bill Doherty, a family therapist and author. Over dinner,

The Power of Ritual2020-01-07T19:54:58+11:00