Raki Wright

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The Best, Surprisingly Simple Marriage Advice

Love doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes it’s the simple advice that’s the best advice – especially when it comes to marriage.

Marriage is hard. But, that doesn’t mean it’s not fun, fulfilling, and worth it.

I’m in my ninth year of marriage, so I thought I would share nine pieces of the best marital advice I’ve heard. Continue reading…

30 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

Looking for an easy way to get dinner on the table each night? I have put together a great list including a month’s worth of easy slow cooker recipes.


Being out of the house for 9-10 hours each day leaves me tired, hungry, and uninspired to prepare an elaborate meal for my family. Enter the crockpot.

Simply choose your favorite recipe, load all of the ingredients, then put on the lid and set the dial. You’ll come home to a delicious, home-cooked meal for you and your family.

I have hand picked 30 slow cooker recipes that you’ll love – whether your favorite meat is chicken, beef, or pork. Continue reading…

Back to School – Four Things You Need to Prepare

Back to school ideas

We’re on the four week countdown to the first day of school. New clothes, a refrigerator to restock, supplies to buy, and kids to mentally prepare. I’ve put together a great list of posts that will help you get ready in no time flat! Continue reading…

First Things First Family Prize Pack Giveaway

Enter to #win a First Things First Family Prize Pack #FirstThingsFirst #Giveaway.

Summer is all about family and spending quality time with the ones you love. And the more skills you develop the more time you invest in your family and your relationships. First Things First (FTF) is an award winning not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening families. Continue reading…

Be the Dad She Needs You to Be by Dr. Kevin Leman {Review}

A book about raising girls, who have different needs than boys.

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Be the Dad She Needs You to Be: The Indelible Imprint a Father Leaves on His Daughter’s Life
y Dr. Kevin Leman

The relationship that matters most to your daughter isn’t the one with her mother—it’s the one with you, Dad. Her self-esteem, choices, behavior, character, and even her ideas about or choice of a marriage partner are all directly tied to you, as the most important representative to her of the male species.

In Be the Dad She Needs You to Be Dr. Kevin Leman, internationally-known psychologist, New York Times best-selling author, and father of four daughters, will show you not only how to get the fathering job done and done well, but also how to:
  • Make each daughter feel unique, special, and valued
  • Discipline the right way . . . when it’s needed
  • Talk turkey about what guys are really thinking
  • Keep the critical eye at bay
  • Wave the truce flag when females turn your family room into a battleground
  • Set your daughter up for life and relational success

Continue reading…