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5 Days ’til Christmas: Day 4 | Keep Flirting!

The fourth day of our Christmas marriage advice series, and the day before Christmas (!!!), is brought to you by our son Jeremy and his wife Janelle. Below Jeremy shares some candid and hilarious thoughts! Day 4: Keep Flirting! Jeremy writes: Marriage has been around for a long time and there is no...

The Power of the Weekly Date Night

Jim and Carrie often talk about having weekly date nights! Although they have missed a few, even with raising nine children, they've managed to consistently have weekly date nights since 1988! Impressive, right? They talk about 'checking in' with each other (eg., "how can I serve you...

5 Ways Summer Time is Good for Your Marriage!

What is your favourite season? It may or may not be summer, but did you ever stop and realize how beneficial the summer season is for your marriage? Take a look at the 5 ways we’ve listed here! No doubt, you can think of more...

How long will your marriage last?

Watch our video to hear us share two reasons why our marriage has lasted 33 years (and counting!). Apply those tips to your marriage and you’ll enjoy a long-lasting marriage too!...

Just in time for date night/The City of Romance

Did you know? The verdict is in: according to a survey by Amazon.ca, I’m in one of Canada’s most romantic cities! Guelph, Ontario! I knew that. It had to be. I live here.  But in actual fact, Amazon’s rubric for romance is totally sketchy! Their findings are...

Part II: The Significance of Weekly Date Nights

Can you imagine how weekly date nights for over 25 years could impact a marriage? Let us tell you: drastically! Hugely! Significantly. We've been doing weekly date nights since 1988, and though we've missed a few during the busiest times of life (raising 9 kids can do...

A Classroom for Couples!

This past Sunday afternoon, Jim and I facilitated a “Preparation for Marriage” course.  The classroom students were 4 couples engaged to be married this summer. ...