Marriage Archives

Love in Action: Listen

We have reached the final Love in Action day devoted to loving our husbands. Don’t quit! Keep performing these loving actions throughout the rest of the challenge as well, even as we move on to loving our children. Don’t let those little cuties bump out your main squeeze. Love in Action Day 7 Today’s action may in fact be one of the most important things…

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Power of Touch

Love in Action Day 6 Today and for the rest of the Love in Action Challenge, you’re going to have lots of fun.  This one is really easy. Touch. Make a physical connection with your husband as often as you can. Touch his shoulder. Kiss his nose. Smooch him in front of your children. They’ll shout “Eeeewwww!” but they will enjoy the security of knowing…

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A great way to show love is to give your time for someone else.  Time is such a precious commodity, that its value cannot be measured. I have yet to find a reader that doesn’t agree with that sentiment.  Nevertheless, this is the Love in Action post that seems to be the most controversial. Love in Action Day 5 Your mission, should you choose to…

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Love in Action: Feed Your Man

In the old adage rings an element of truth: The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Have you ever noticed that most men don’t complicate life to the same extent as women.  If their basic needs are fulfilled, they’re generally content.  It is within our power to fulfill those basic needs and make our men happy. That leads to our next loving…

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Love in Action: Dress Up Challenge

If I were a betting gal, and I’m not, I would wager a fair sum of my children’s savings that, before you married your husband, you always tried to look your best when you knew he’d be around.  After several years of marriage, a few children, a dog, and a pile of laundry the size of a Chevy Express van, looking good for your man…

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Love in Action: Smile

Remember that special smile your husband reserves just for you.  You know the one.  It’s the smile that makes you go weak in the knees. Oh, that smile. I’m sure you have a smile that makes him go weak in the knees as well. Love in Action Day 2 Your love in action for today is simple, but powerful. Smile! Look your husband in the…

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Love in Action: Stop Criticizing

Why is The Simple Homemaker hosting Love in Action? Establishing a simple, peaceful home environment involves getting back to the basics: the basics of housekeeping, the basics of feeding your family, the basics of managing your time and money, the basics of family relationships. When you take away all the trappings and externals of a family–the house, education, careers, outside distractions–you are left with what?…

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