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Skinny School

Skinny School: Where Women Learn the Secrets to Finally Get Thin Forever Skinny School, Where Women Learn the Secrets to Finally Get Thin Forever is the humorous story of 28-year-old single-but-savvy Jackie Holbrook, who has struggled with an excess 40 pounds for 13 years. The secrets that Jackie learns in Skinny School “flip the switch” and enable her to achieve her…

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Two of the Most Important Wife Skills

Some of you might have already read Section I below as I posted it as a blog on my website recently. Please skip Section I if you’ve already read it. There are numerous wife skills that we have learned in Wife School Online, but I want to again re-emphasize what is the Big Kahuna and…

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Conquering “Discouraging Thinking”

As you know, school doesn’t teach you the most important lessons in life. You don’t learn how to have rich relationships, you don’t learn about health, no one teaches you the proper use of finances nor do they teach you to discover and use your gifts—to name a few important subjects in life. You certainly…

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The Lost Art of Hospitality

Neil Warren Clark suggests that unmarried people write down a “Must Have” and “Can’t Stand” list for what they are looking for in a future spouse. Most of my children have written these lists and have them “tucked away” (our daughter said she found an exact match for her list.) A group of mature young…

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Handling Your Disappointing Thing

I like to go to bed early and get up early. This morning at 4:30 a.m., I was in the kitchen, starting the coffee. Morning is a happy time for me, when the rest of the world is asleep and I am getting started on my day. The thoughts start their usual parade across the…

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Something Husbands Like

Regularly, a group of friends and I have lunch. While two of us were waiting on a couple of the others to arrive, I asked the wise woman with me (who mentors women) what she thought were the most important principles to communicate to young wives about what is important in growing a great marriage.…

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Yes, Kids Are a Lot of Work

Waiting in a doctor’s office once, I picked up a magazine called Outside. In the magazine was an article on happiness. It gave a study that compared the happiness of couples with children to the happiness of those without children. The first study said that a couples’ happiness diminishes when they have a child, and…

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