Behind Our Smiles Podcast – Episode 9 – Why Don’t You Like Christmas?
Do difficult experiences in your past make it hard for you to truly enjoy the Christmas season? Or maybe you’re struggling this Christmas but don’t want to bring down the…READ MORE
Behind Our Smiles Podcast – Episode 6 – Are You Mad at Me?
Sometimes I get mad at Joe. Like something he said or did starts to bother me, and maybe it shows up in my face. Then as Joe is trying to…READ MORE
Behind Our Smiles Podcast – Episode 5 – Why Is It Always Your Past?
Trauma does have far reaching effects on how we think, feel, and behave. But is the trauma we have experienced the only lens we look through? In this episode Joe…READ MORE
Behind Our Smiles Podcast – Episode 4 – Are We Okay?
Do you ever feel disconnected from your spouse? That you’re just not as close as you once were? If you don’t address what is causing the disconnection, the distance will…READ MORE
Behind Our Smiles Podcast!
Behind Our Smiles Podcast Have you ever seen those picture-perfect images on social media and wonder what went on right before or after the shot? There’s always more story…READ MORE
Fifty Years of God’s Grace
Fifty Years of God’s Grace My wife, Tara, reminded me earlier this year that I was turning 50 this month. Fifty! How did that happen? I have to tell…READ MORE
You Had Me at Hello
You Had Me at Hello by Tara Buchanan When we got our first dog, Wonder, a few years ago, we all loved to watch how excited she would get…READ MORE
A Christ-Centered Marriage
A Christ-Centered Marriage by Tara Buchanan Everyone wants the secret to a happy marriage. If you just do a, b, and c, your marriage will succeed. But we all know…READ MORE
Are You Also a Safety Freak?
Are You Also a Safety Freak? By Tara Buchanan Joe is pretty open with the fact that he’s the safety freak in our marriage. Usually every marriage has one. (If…READ MORE
Four Ways to Fight Fair
Four Ways to Fight Fair By Tara Buchanan Be honest with yourself and each other. Do you ever find yourself bending the truth just slightly to suit your own…READ MORE
When Stress Pulls at Your Marriage
When Stress Pulls at Your Marriage By Tara Buchanan Do you ever feel stressed out? Or lately, that there is no break from it? When stress hits our family,…READ MORE
Page 79 – Ryan Otto
Ryan Otto wanted the fairytale marriage and family he missed out on as a child. But he was paralyzed by the fear of choosing the wrong person or repeating his…READ MORE