romance

Marriage

Keeping Romance Alive
Letting Children Strengthen Your Marriage

by Leslie Ludy

Keeping Romance Alive: This past December, Eric and I celebrated our twentieth wedding anniversary. At first glance, it didn’t seem like a very romantic day. The weather was freezing, snow was covering the ground, and it was dark outside well before five p.m. We’d had our two toddlers, Rees and Lily, for only about...


Marriage

The Significance of Unity
Modeling a Healthy Marriage to Your Kids

by Leslie Ludy

A few months ago, my eight-year-old daughter, Harper, drew a picture as a special gift for Eric and me. It was a sweet, childlike, and quite hilarious illustration of Eric giving me a kiss. When I asked her what motivated her to draw that particular picture, she answered rather wistfully, “Because I never see you and Daddy kiss each other anymore.” The comment surprised me.