Book in Progress

In case anyone was wondering, this is what a book looks like 6 months before pub date. The ideas are all there, the interior design is sparkling; it just needs a few tweaks and a great cover to wrap it up in gorgeous! Galley proofs coming soon… Save

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Storytelling Makes You Happier in Life and in Love

“Storytelling is one way couples bond when a relationship is young. But between long-term partners, the conversation often becomes mundane. Psychologists say it is important to keep telling and listening to each other’s stories,” according to a 7/4/2016 Wall Street Journal article by Elizabeth Bernstein. So true. Also true – your stories can be told […]

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Review: What I Love About You

Just in time for Valentine’s Day… “It is impossible to truly tell someone, how much you love them, especially since it relates to the matters of the heart, and all of us aren’t linguists with long train of words to express our emotions. But if…you always find yourself at a loss of words, then this […]

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Review: What I Love About You, Mom

What I Love About You, Mom just got a nice review on this website. “We know that even though most of us are attracted to the idea of writing a journal, few are eventually successful in doing so. The major reason is, we just do not know how to express ourselves. This is where this […]

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Journal Sighting

This cute Valentine’s Day display is in Barnes & Noble in Bloomington, Indiana. We just love it when people send us photos of our journals in stores. Thanks, Shelly! If you see our books somewhere, snap a photo and let us know.

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David Shows Book He Gave to His Mom for Mother’s Day

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To Mom,

How would you answer these prompts for your mom? Here are a few of my answers in the journal I gave my lovely mom: I. You might have thought I wasn’t listening, but I have. Here are a some life lessons I’ve learned from you… Top 5 List 1. Be frugal, whether you need to […]

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Amazon Review

Most reviews of our books make me smile for one reason or another. This new review for What I Love About You  made me smile so much this morning that I just had to share it: “Probably my favorite product from amazon all-together! The book is so thorough, and is appropriate for any stage of a relationship. I […]

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Youngest Journaler Yet

Wow, I just heard the sweetest story. Last month, my friend Pam got a copy of the What I Love About You, Mom  for her mom. She set it on the coffee table and planned to start filling it out for her mom over the weekend. That evening, Pam’s adorable daughter saw it and began leafing […]

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We made mom videos!

Whenever we tell people about our gift journal for moms – What I Love About You, Mom – it usually gets them talking about their own moms. Since I had just gotten a handy dandy new Samsung phone with an amazingly clear video function, we decided to film a few of them answering questions from the journal. 1. […]

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Stop Glossing Over the Good Stuff

I just have to share part of an excellent article by Jason Lengstorf on his blog, Scrawny to Brawny. Here’s the general theme:  “As simple as it seems, taking the time to recognize the good stuff can have a huge positive impact on your relationships with colleagues, significant others, friends, and clients.” Excerpt from Jason’s article: STOP […]

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Mother-of-the-Bride Song by Carrie Underwood

I love this sweet mother-of-the-bride music video from Carrie Underwood to her mom, but I can’t help but think she should’ve used What I Love About You, Mom in there instead of a plain old photo album. Have a listen: Carrie Underwood Music Video  

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CatholicMom.com Interview with Kate

CatholicMom.com Interview with Kate about What I Love About You, Mom : Q: Tell us a bit about What I Love About You, Mom — what prompted you to write the book and what went into its design and contents? When David’s mom had a special birthday a few years ago, we wanted to give […]

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Describe one unique and wonderful thing about your mom…

On the eve of the publication of our new gift journal for moms – What I Love About You, Mom – I asked some folks to tell me something wonderful about their moms. Here are their responses:   “My mom doesn’t gloat when she kicks my behind in Scrabble…” (KC, New York)   “My mother is […]

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The Secret to a Happy Relationship (Kate)

Gary Chapman, author of bestselling book The Five Languages of Love, writes that “the need to feel loved by one’s spouse is at the heart of all marital desires.” He explains that when one person invests energy in filling his or her partner’s “emotional love tank,” the other person naturally reciprocates and that this sets […]

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