Family Frameworks

What Does Date Night Look Like for Empty-Nesters?

  • What Does Date Night Look Like for Empty-Nesters?

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Feb 2016

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What Does Date Night Look Like for Empty-Nesters?

John and I have been without children in the home for about 6 years now.  I have advocated having date nights for all ages.  One thing that makes me sad is, several years ago I started a program here in our home town called “Dating My Spouse”.  People would buy a card and on a […]

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  • A 30 something Perspective on “Date Nights” with Kids.

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Jan 2016

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A 30 something Perspective on “Date Nights” with Kids.

Hey, I am Katie. Here’s a little about me and my family. I am the wife of a wonderful man that I met in Alabama. We met in 2006 and have been married for over 5 years.  We have a beautiful little girl that is 18 months and are expecting another one in March! Boy, […]

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  • And the Ride Continues as well as the Ramblings.

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Jun 2015

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And the Ride Continues as well as the Ramblings.

Day 3:  By the second day we had rested had a wonderful breakfast, made some new acquaintances and knew we could keep going.  We planned to do around 50 miles to get to our next destination which was a little town past Ohiopyle.  Beautiful ride.  Saw people rafting all along the ride.  Lots of rapids […]

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  • What I’m learning on the GAP / C&O Canal Adventure

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Jun 2015

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What I’m learning on the GAP / C&O Canal Adventure

Well, I knew I wanted to blog about this adventure, but wasn’t sure how or what. So here it goes. I’m starting a few days late, actually day 2 of our ride but day 4 of our adventure.  So here it goes.  Forgive me if I’m a bit corny but it hit me as I […]

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  • Time Gets Away

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May 2015

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Time Gets Away

Money is difficult to talk about.

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  • Oh Dear I think I’m Avoiding This Challenge!

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Feb 2015

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Oh Dear I think I’m Avoiding This Challenge!

When I last blogged, over a month ago, I was telling my woes about talking to my husband about the challenges of finances.  Since then,  He’s really tried to be open with me.  My best time to talk with him is in the car.  That’s when he LOVES to TALK!  So about a month ago […]

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  • Reporting Back – How’s it working?

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Jan 2015

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Reporting Back – How’s it working?

Well, here’s what I did.  I wrote a letter using the skills of telling him that I love and appreciate him but I have some concerns and desires.  I wrote out all my concerns and desires then asked him to do three things.  Two days later he says,  did you get the stuff I put […]

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  • It’s a New Year! What’s New With You?

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Jan 2015

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It’s a New Year! What’s New With You?

Why does January 1, prompt us to make resolutions, set goals and decisions.  Well,  for some reason I always hope that setting the goals for the new year that I will accomplish more.  It is said that you do accomplish more if you set your goals, because if you don’t you have nothing to hit. […]

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  • Comments From Our KIDS

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Dec 2014

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Comments From Our KIDS

We are in our seventh year in teaching Healthy Choices, Healthy Relationships.   In the past seven years we have reached over 6000 kids.  Those teens area now building their own families, marrying and having children.  Many respond that they do not want o raise their children the same as their parents raised them, especially if ...

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  • A Little Different Post

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Dec 2014

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A Little Different Post

Last night and this morning I was praying about how I can get motivated to be more consistent with my blogs.  I’m always surprised with who reads them.  To me it’s very encouraging to see that others are reading them.  Well, in order for me to stay motivated and to be able to share from […]

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