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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Writing About Your Relationship Makes it Stronger (Kate)

We knew it all the time…. I just re-read a July 1, 2007 issue of the Bottom Line Personal article that should warm the hearts of writers in relationships everywhere: “Recent Study: Participants were told to write about either their relationships or everyday things. Three months later, 77% of those told to write about their relationships [...]

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Letter from a Military Wife (Kate)

David and I have heard from a number of military couples who have used What I Love About You as a way to stay connected during training and deployments. It gratifies us to think that this little journal is giving some comfort to military families serving our country. Last week we got a sweet letter from a new bride about [...]

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