Tools and Resources

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Is parenting collapsing? Dr. Leonard Sax addresses some of the recent trends in parenting. He argues that many of these trends are not helping children. He offers solutions. This is one of my favorite recent parenting books. I like that the author is very straightforward. He helps cut right to the heart of the complexity

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I’ve learned so much in my life from reading classic books. In fact, I have so many exciting things to share about them that I made a downloadable audio about it. Check out the audio here. In this audio, I share with you some of my favorite classic books, plus several ideas about how to

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In 2017, I had the privilege of sharing some ideas with a group of women about being their best selves. Afterwards, people commented that they wished they could share what I had to say with some of their friends. I created a downloadable audio from that original talk. In the talk, I speak to women.

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Quick. Grab a sheet of paper and fold it into quarters. We’re going to improve your marriage in five minutes. Label the quadrants on your paper: A, B, C, D. Fill in Your Paper in Five Minutes or Less In quadrant A, write about the biggest thing that you respect about your spouse. Write in

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Early on in our marriage, my husband and I learned to seek out marriage mentors. We looked for people who were succeeding in their marriages. It was important to us to learn from those who were enjoying their relationship. We had seen enough negative examples of marriage. We hoped to find some positive examples. It

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I first shared this story last year. Over time, I discovered that many people wanted to know more about how I was able to shift my thinking to discover the miracle within my trial. In addition to this article, I created a downloadable audio with ideas about how to shift your thinking in order to

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What Children Learn From Their Parents’ Marriage: It May be Your Marriage, but its Your Child’s Blueprint for Intimacy I have this great book to share with you. Decades ago, it was common for people to stay together in a struggling marriage for the sake of their children. Now, our culture has swung in a

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I spent years lying to myself about who I was. These days, I’m shocked at the lies I used to believe. See if you recognize any of these lies: I’m not good enough I’m too ________ to enjoy that experience I don’t deserve ___________ It’s silly to try so hard to reach goals when I

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I am so excited to share 3 books with you that have helped me to achieve more. I especially love it when a book helps me put plans into action, make better decisions, or set amazing goals. These books can help you do just that. The Compound Effect After I read The Compound Effect several

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Last week I started writing my list of my personal canon of books. After a bit of writing, I realized that the post was going to be pretty long. So I decided to split it up between fiction and nonfiction books. Here’s the nonfiction books. Don’t forget to check out my fiction list. Home Comforts