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Parents Must Find Time Away From Children

Snake11 Wrote: May 22, 2013 11:28 AM
Excellent article and would go so far as to say that rather than 'spouse centered' (although I get the intent as the author has done a great job of pointing to the marriage), spouses should be 'marriage focused' (Christ-centered) as the union of oneness takes priority over each individual spouse for the most part Often spouses will elevate, and placate to, their spouse to the detriment of the marriage rather than making the marriage the priority it needs to be and then properly responding to the spouse as appropriate and certainly keeping in mind the impact on the marriage! Thanks for a great article!

To: Marybeth

From: Dad is Desperate for a Date

My husband says we should have “date nights” without our three kids, but free evenings are almost impossible to find. Our children’s schedules are full of school, sports and social activities that keep us coming and going, and when we finally choose date night, I’m either too tired to go out or I feel guilty for taking the time away from home. I think our time would be better spent having a family dinner, which we don’t do enough. Our kids are 8, 10 and 14. How bad would it be if...