Elliot and Elisabeth

In Elliot’s nursery, there hangs a wall of artwork: quotes from one of the most committed Christian women of our time.  They challenge me, renew my perspective, and convict me over and over.  This woman showed us what trusting God looked like in the midst of great trials and living with great peace that only comes from above.

Her name [Read more…]

Real Family Life

Wow!  It has been a long time since I’ve been on here! Life has been in such a weird season for us, and I’ve just felt like I’ve been stuck in a tunnel. At some point I’ll share more about my postpartum journey, but for now I’ll just say we haven’t had the easiest go at this baby-makes-three thing. Between health issues for me and baby (all able to be dealt with and nothing life threatening, thankfully!), being a first time mom is nothing like what I expected.  It’s hard and I haven’t enjoyed most of it to be honest.

But over the last weeks, I had made some resolutions. And I’ve gained some great perspective about what being a mom is. And what it isn’t. [Read more…]

Top Posts of 2014

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The year is almost over, so get ready to say hello to 2015!  Here is the year at Real Married Life in review with the top 5 most viewed posts of the year. [Read more…]

Most Popular Posts of 2013

2013 Top Ten Posts

Thank you so much for such a wonderful year!  I’ve loved sharing with you each week and getting to interact with readers.  Thanks for visiting and I hope your relationships have been strengthen as well.  Here’s the year in review with the top ten most read posts of the year. [Read more…]

Grand Opening

Great website with ideas, interviews, and advice for marriage.  The mission of this blog is to strengthen relationships and encourage spouses on their journey.  reallmarriedlife.com I am so thrilled that this time has come to share the dream of this website! The mission of  Real Married Life is to strengthen marriages and encourage spouses with advice, creative ideas, and interviews all about married life.

This summer has some great posts in store.  Continue to check back for these topics coming soon:

  • How to decorate your bedroom for BOTH of you
  • An interview with Katie Berry about overcoming crisis together
  • How to keep your marriage thriving when you move to a new city – interviews with women from all stages of marriage
  • Easy ways to entertain and offer hospitality
  • Plenty of Date Night ideas and even some recipes special enough for a fancy night at home!

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