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For Better or for Kids

For Better or for Kids A Vow to Love Your Spouse with Kids in the House

By Patrick and Ruth Schwenk
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.21 Stars

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On 3/8 Heather Buchanan wrote: Marriage can be difficult, but marriage with kids is a whole new dimension. Where one has learned to be an adult and do adult life, when one becomes a parent, their childhood visits not in a manner of controlling adult life, but rather influencing child-rearing. This can put a strain on the marriage ... For Better or for Kids

Heather 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/6 Jonathan Esterman wrote: Marriage can be difficult, but marriage with kids is a whole new dimension. Where one has learned to be an adult and do adult life, when one becomes a parent, their childhood visits not in a manner of controlling adult life, but rather influencing child-rearing. This can put a strain on the marriage ... For Better or for Kids: A Vow to Love Your Spouse with Kids in the House

Jonathan Esterman's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/31 Silkfest wrote: For Better or For Worse…I mean Kids. This book is about staying encouraged and equipped to handle life and marriage with kids in it. The book is narrated by both Patrick and Ruth, both sharing their perspectives on different topics. As our daughter is only 3 months old it is a little early to apply ... For Better or For Kids

Silkfest's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/10 Kenzie wrote: The title of this book initially threw me off–I thought I was going to be reading about how kids cause divorce or something. It seemed pretty negative, and I worried the book would be kindof angry and disheartening. But in truth, it was uplifting and encouraging. The theme, “how to love your spouse ... FOR BETTER OR FOR KIDS [BOOK REVIEW]

Kenzie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/3 Janet @ Frugal & Focused wrote: Kids change the dynamic of the marriage. There is just no way to get around that fact. That doesn’t have to be a bad thing though. In For Better or for Kids, Patrick and Ruth Schwenk remind us that a healthy, happy family starts with a good, healthy marriage. Once kids come along, it’s easy to let ... For Better or for Kids

Janet @ Frugal & Focused's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/29 R. J. Rivett wrote: Think back to your wedding day. It may have been a number of years ago. It could have been months ago. You and your future spouse stood face to face, and proclaimed your eternal love for one another. Maybe you wrote your own vows, or you decided to repeat what the minister said. Either way, chances are ... MyBookLook: For Better Or For Kids

R. J. Rivett's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/12 The Artsy Cajun wrote:   Y'all, I've been on a reading bender! I promise to post different content as soon as I can get the posts all together. It seems since moving, there is always a project to do in this house. When I get downtime, all I feel like doing is reading instead of blogging! Hey, life happens. Sometimes we ... Yep, you guessed it...

The Artsy Cajun's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/6 Learning Mama wrote: With divorce rates hovering around the 50% mark (and some say this stat is accurate even among Christians), we would all be wise to stand up and take notice. It surrounds us everywhere: in our neighborhoods, families, and yes, even our churches. Despite what the fairy tales may have led us to believe, ... Married with Children: Surviving and Thriving in the child-rearing years

Learning Mama's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/30 Author S.D. Johnson wrote: I received this book from a friend and it was actually a great read. The principles were real and practical and the transparency of their story was great to hear. My husband and I actually read this book together and discussed a lot of the topics in our down time. I Have actually shared this book, with ... Kudos to the Schwenk Family

Author S.D. Johnson's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/29 Bee wrote: This book is about how to keep that little spark going in your marriage, once you children have entered your married life. They tend to take over and that is not a good recipe for a strong marriage. You should always place God first, followed by your spouse and then children and then come family, friends, ... For Better or For Kids by Patrick and Ruth Schwenk

Bee's Rating:

4 Stars