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Do You Trust Your Husband To Take Care Of You?

This past January I took part in the Unveiled Wife study. One of the lessons really stood out to me, and I loved seeing all of the conversation it stirred up among ladies doing the study. The subject was “submitting to your husband.” I completely agree that so often, people equate “submitting” to being walked all over. This comes from a culture that celebrates and promotes being an “alpha female” and engraining into women’s minds that they can lead just as well as men. I am all for women being successful in their careers and workplaces, but I do think there is much to be celebrated about letting your husband lead your family in your home. As Jen discusses in Wife After God, you and

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A Thoughtful Husband Gift

Struggling with what to get your man for the holidays? Here’s an idea that won’t break your bank but will warm his heart! As the holidays approach it is easy to focus on buying gifts for others, but some of the most memorable presents are the ones you make! Don’t let your husband fly under the radar this Christmas and make it a priority to give him your thoughtfulness. How? Connect God’s Word to why you love him so much by choosing a bible verse that describes him as a husband/father. Take the verses and your love and put them together onto one card. Write a card for each day you want to shower your husband with thoughtfulness this holiday season. Below are the verses I’ve

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You Got To Try This! – His Christmas Countdown

Christmas is quickly approaching and as a mother of two young children, I often get so wrapped up in creating Christmas memories with my children that my poor husband get’s neglected. Christmas cookies, decorating the house, and visits from the Elf of a Shelf, my schedule gets full of keeping the little ones entertained. I exhaust myself with their activities that I have nothing left to give to my husband. Until, I came up with a brilliant plan that was husband approved!! It started last Christmas and I can’t wait to start again this year. The idea popped into my head as I was searching Pinterest for hours on end for ideas for the Elf…I was convicted… What about Scott? He wants fun? He wants

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Hypothyroidism Does Not Define Me

Name: Melissa Hoogenraad Age: 39 Children: Sarah 15, Cole 13, Luke 9 Religion: Christian UW: How long have you been married?  We will be married 17 years this November UW: How long did you date your husband before you married? 3 1/2 years UW: Did you have any fears about being a wife? Yes, I feared our marriage would not last and we would end in divorce (it’s what I knew). I also feared not being able to please his family and never truly being accepted. UW: What do you enjoy about being a wife? I love being a wife! I was that teenager who when asked what they wanted to do when they grew up answered “I want to be a wife and stay at

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