Family Frameworks

Archive

Category Archives: Marriage

valentines calendar

02

Feb 2017

0

3 Valentine’s Day Fixes

3 Ways to Fix Valentine’s Day By Katie Walker, LMSW   Some people love Valentine’s Day. They relish in the flowers, hearts, and romance. And they kick butt at pulling off the picture perfect evening. For the rest of us, Valentine’s Day is overwhelming and kinda dreaded. The pressure to plan the prefect evening and […]

Continue Reading
  • If you Give a Mouse a Cookie- Marriage style By Katie Walker

25

Nov 2016

0

If you Give a Mouse a Cookie- Marriage style By Katie Walker

I love reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie to my daughter, so I was so excited when I saw this post from the blog …to Love, Honor, and Vacuum the other day. It’s the Marriage version!!! So husbands… this would be really cute gift for the wife that seems overwhelmed. How would you […]

Continue Reading
  • Marriage Bumps by Katie Walker MSW

04

Oct 2016

0

Marriage Bumps by Katie Walker MSW

You wake up and you can still taste the bitterness from the fight you had last night. You want so badly to run to them and curl up in their arms, but your PRIDE won’t let you. I mean, YOU were right, they shouldn’t have said that or done what they did. So you hold […]

Continue Reading
  • The Thief in My Marriage  by Katie Walker
  • The Thief in My Marriage  by Katie Walker

21

Apr 2016

2

The Thief in My Marriage by Katie Walker

Let’s get Vulnerable! Thieves.  Every marriage has them. The thing that takes our time from our spouse. Most of the time its a necessity with a miss placed priority level. God recently opened my eyes to my thief, sleep. Yes, sleep is a necessity and just having a baby its more a priority than normal. […]

Continue Reading

10

Apr 2016

0

Bringing on the HAPPY LIFE!

Recently I was with a couple that were struggling with their marriage.  They had been married quite a while and there was no evidence of abuse that I could see, but there were words that were exchanged that were not pleasant after so many years.  They were feeling hopeless for their marriage, not knowing where […]

Continue Reading
  • Oh, and by the way, Grocery Shopping is not a Date!

16

Mar 2016

0

Oh, and by the way, Grocery Shopping is not a Date!

Recently I was speaking to a younger friend about date nights and how he and his wife are able to keep the habit going.  We also spoke about the challenges everyone has at the 30 something stage of life because of their busy-ness.  It means we have to find someone to watch the kids, feel […]

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

24

Jan 2016

Featured Post

2

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, […]

Continue Reading
  • NARME – Can you guess what that stands for? Prize for the first one that can tell me.

08

Jul 2014

0

NARME – Can you guess what that stands for? Prize for the first one that can tell me.

Last week I attended the National Association of Relationship and Marriage Educators.  Say that three times.  It has taken on the acronym NARME which is much easier.   My colleague and mentor Julie Baumgardner advised me to go to my first conference ten years ago.  Some of the best advice she’s given me.  But back then ...

Continue Reading

29

Jun 2014

0

Can a Commercial Change a Culture?

When you think about it, that sounds pretty silly.  A one minute commercial is pretty insignificant.  But I believe it can.  Apparently the marketing team from the company thought it could too.  They look at things that are important to people that will catch their eye.  Some are positive and some are not so positive. […]

Continue Reading