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For better or for kids : a vow to love your spouse with kids in the house / Patrick and Ruth Schwenk.

Schwenk, Patrick, ( author.). Schwenk, Ruth, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett 248.844 SCH (Text) 30010170787868 Nonfiction Checked out 06/11/2018
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 248.844 SCH (Text) 36626103763280 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780310342663
  • Physical Description: 222 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, [2016]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Marriage: it's not what we expect, but it is good -- Marriage with children: a mess with a mission -- The missing vow: love your spouse with kids in the house -- Fanning the flames: sex with your spouse with kids in the house -- Parenting together, not separately -- Grace for those not-so-perfect moments -- Time, rest, and rhythm: making our days count -- Dealing with busyness -- When you're running on empty -- Communicating in the chaos -- Taking the fight out of finances -- A test of your togetherness: when life gets really hard -- You will live through this!
Summary, etc.:
The transition from “married” to “married with children” can be tough. Before they know it, a once youthful and energetic married couple finds themselves in a minivan loaded with noisy kids and littered with Cheerios, crusty Sippy cups, banana peels, and missing library books. As much as you love your children and work hard to nurture and train them for the future, the challenges that come with parenthood can make the “for better or for worse” promise a hard one to honor. For Better or For Kids will enable couples to: Build a God-centered marriage instead of a Child-centered or Me-centered marriage Avoid the dangers of spouse-neglect and self-neglect Effectively communicate in the chaos Explore ways to parent together as one team Find balance in the busyness For Better or For Kids is about remembering that even when you feel worn out, over-extended, and neglected, you promised to be a team. Marriage with kids may not always be what we expected, but it is good. We need to make a vow to love our spouse with kids in the house.
Subject: Parents > Religious life.
Marriage > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Families > Religious aspects > Christianity.

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