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Awesome Marriage Podcast

Far too many couples are just surviving their marriage when it was meant to thrive. This is the place for practical tips on how to build an awesome marriage. Our passion is to help you strengthen your marriage. Dr. Kim Kimberling hosts the show. Dr. Kim is the President of Awesome Marriage, has been married for 53 years, and has been a professional counselor for 40 years. He is the author of 7 Secrets to An Awesome Marriage and 14 Keys To Lasting Love. Dr. Kim is joined by co-host Lindsay Few, Content Director for Awesome Marriage. She has been married for 20 years. Her husband is a church planter, and they love ministering to married couples together. Tune in each week to hear practical ways on how to have an awesome marriage! This podcast is brought to you by the ministry of Awesome Marriage.
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Aug 29, 2023

How should the rhythms of our child’s season of life inform our parenting? How can your family rhythms and routines cultivate the kind of family atmosphere you are longing for in your household and set your child up for success?

Today our special guest Nellie Harden helps you see where you are in this season of your child’s growing up years and how to parent well in this time.  

 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

Episode highlights include: 

  • The perspective shift to more peaceful parenting 

  • Why to number the days of your child’s childhood 

  • How our own perfectionism affects our kids and our parenting 

  • The parenting shift we need in the second half of childhood 

  • A practical way to reduce sibling strife  

*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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Aug 22, 2023

This time of year, so many families are thinking about how to make this new school year go even better than the last. You may be wondering how you can possibly build in helpful, healthy rhythms when you’re Already. So. Busy. If so, you do not want to miss this episode. 

Today our guest Justin Earley shares how to build intentionality and meaning into your existing family habits. 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

Episode highlights include: 

  • What our messy attempts at forming good habits can communicate to our kids (you might be surprised!) 

  • The perspective shift that lets you take advantage of your family’s existing habits for good 

  • What does it actually mean to be a spiritual leader? 

  • Practical advice for wives who want their husband to lead spiritually 

 

*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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Aug 18, 2023

Ever wondered why you can’t break a habit you hate or form a new one you want to start? Today’s bonus episode is for you! Debra Fileta always brings wisdom and practical tools to help us connect spiritual practices with mental health and relationship health, and we’re delighted to have Debra back on the podcast with us today. We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

Episode highlights include: 

  • Why issues seem to surface at unexpected times and what you can do about it

  • The equation that leads to lasting change - and why most people get it wrong 

  • How to effectively begin to break bad habits  

*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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Aug 15, 2023

As we enter the fall season, it’s a great time to look at the routines in your life. This month we’re talking all about life-giving routines and rhythms. Sometimes in marriage, we can get into bad habits of conflict or miscommunication, BUT we can also use our habits and routines to build up our spouse and grow our marriage. Today we’re sharing some of our personal routines and family rhythms that help keep our marriages strong.

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

 

Episode highlights include: 

  •  Dr. Kim’s personal routine and why it’s so important to him 

  • The small things that don’t even feel like “things” – and why they matter so much 

  • Practical ways to build the kind of culture you want to have in your marriage 


*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here!

 

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Aug 8, 2023

We talk to a lot of couples who don't know what makes them a great team. And if you don’t know what makes you a great team, how can you operate as one? All too often, opposites attract and it takes intentionality to tap into all that God has for you in the gift of your marriage.

So today we’re talking about leaning into what makes you a uniquely gifted team in your marriage, and resolving the tension that comes from the ways we differ from our spouse. 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

Episode highlights include: 

  • What are the common issues that keep couples from being a strong team? 

  • Dr. Kim gives great ideas of creative solutions to issues 

  • How to combat the competition that sometimes creeps into marriage

  • We share ways we’ve personally done this in our marriages 

 

*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

 

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Aug 1, 2023

Has marriage been harder than you thought it would be? We often say there’s hope for every marriage, no matter where you are today - and there truly is. But you may be wondering how exactly to hold on and fight for your marriage if you’re in a really hard season. Today, we are sharing Dr. Kim’s conversation with special guest Toni Nieuwhof. 

Toni is an author, speaker and family law mediator, and she brings such hope and wisdom in today’s episode. Tune in for hope and help to make the future of your marriage better than today. 

We pray this episode is helpful to you and your marriage. 

Episode highlights include: 

  • The mental shift helped Toni and her husband keep fighting when their marriage was on the brink

  • Practical steps they took to start healing 

  • Common issues Toni sees couples divorce over 

  • How to change your mental narrative about your marriage 

*Music for this podcast is created by Noah Copeland. Check him out here

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