Signs of Life

By Bret Legg 104| May 13, 2021

I was talking to a friend who is somewhat particular about his yard, and he told me there are two parts of his yard that are his favorite spots. I … Read more

If Your Approaches to Parenting Differ…

By Bret Legg 104| July 30, 2020

When people come into my counseling office with marital problems, I always ask them, “When did these things start to be a problem?” The majority of people trace it back … Read more

How Parenting Can Improve Partnering

By Bret Legg 104| June 7, 2018

In my last post (How Partnering Can Improve Parenting,) we looked at how improving your marriage could improve your parenting. It stressed the importance of making sure your partnering takes … Read more

How Partnering Can Improve Parenting

By Bret Legg 104| May 25, 2018

We don’t often think of how parenting can improve partnering. Usually, we think of just the opposite…how parenting makes partnering harder. We instantly think of all the demands parenting makes on … Read more

How Parents Can Bring Out the Best in Their Teenagers

By Bret Legg 104| April 5, 2018

In my last post, How Teenagers Bring Out the Worst in Their Parents, I talked abut the very difficult job of raising teenagers, and how it can effect parents. In … Read more

How Teenagers Bring Out the Worst in Their Parents

By Bret Legg 104| March 29, 2018

I typically write posts focused on marriage, but this post is going to veer more into the area of parenting. Specifically, parenting teenagers, and more specifically, how teenagers bring out the … Read more

How Did You Get Here?

By Bret Legg 104| June 1, 2017

I woke up in a different bedroom beside a young female I wasn’t use to waking up with. As I looked at her all tangled up in the covers, I … Read more

What Does a Ham Have to Do With Marriage?

By Bret Legg 104| January 3, 2017

At the beginning of every year, we look at things we can do to make the new year better. But when it comes to marriage, what you do now will … Read more

The Power of a Few Seconds

By Bret Legg 104| October 27, 2016

Sometime back I was listening to a news report about a school shooting when I heard the newscaster say, “It only took 80 seconds for a high school senior to enter … Read more

Kids and Marriage – What Were We Thinking?

By Bret Legg 104| August 15, 2016

There are some things in life that seem like a good idea at the time, but later cause you to ask, “What was I thinking?” Maybe it was that person … Read more