Sheila Wray Gregoire

Sheila Wray Gregoire, a born entrepreneur, writes for numerous magazines and speaks to a variety of audiences across North America, combining the realities of a family with Scripture for real-world, real-biblical answers. In addition, she and her husband, Keith, "tag team" homeschool their kids. Sheila is the author of The Good Girl's Guide to Great Sex (Zondervan, 2012). To visit her blog go to tolovehonorandvacuum.blogspot.com/

Articles by Sheila Wray Gregoire

Recovery From The Guilt of Sexual Past

Today I am speaking to women who find initiating sex (or even thinking about sex) hard because of guilt from their past. I’ve been working on a book “The Good Girl’s Guide to Sex”.  I conducted several surveys for the book.  One thing I found is that less than half of Christian women are virgins […] Read More >

10 Great Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

I have my meals planned this week. But rather than posting my plan (it’s just pasta Monday, fish Tuesday, meatless on Wednesday, frozen leftovers on Thursday), I thought I’d post my rationale for eating together.  When I was out walking recently, my daughter Katie said to me, “You know what I like about our family, […] Read More >

5 Ways to Survive Flying with Kids

Recently there was a young family sitting behind me on my flight from Detroit to Syracuse.  It was not a pleasant flight. I know flying with a baby, an almost 4 year old, and a 6 year old is tough. It was a 4 1/2 hour flight, and undoubtedly the parents were really tired. Being […] Read More >

A Little Etiquette, Please

I am not one of those people who rejoices in etiquette. I’m someone who avoided a certain person at family reunions for about 15 years because I was certain I had forgotten to send them a thank you card after my wedding.  I’m committed to etiquette enough to feel guilty when I don’t do it, […] Read More >

Allowing Kids to Fail

Every now and then, an idea explodes through our collective consciences, challenging our notions about how life works. It happened in the fifteenth century when Galileo argued that the earth was round. It happened in the eighteenth century when upstarts in North America decided they wanted to govern themselves. And I hope, for some of […] Read More >

Are You Too Tired to Have Sex?

I think it’s important to have a safe place where we can talk about sex in a Christian environment. If you are having issues, I really don’t want you googling it and ending up at some porn site or some site that will tell you to watch porn! So I think it’s best to be […] Read More >

Awaken Love

Okay, that’s a really corny title, but I’ve been thinking for a while about the verse in Song of Solomon which says, “Do not awaken love until it is ready.” I think some of us have let our love be awakened too early, or too abruptly, and so it never really woke at all. Several routes to this […] Read More >

Being a Wife Does Not Equal Being a Doormat

This one’s going to be a doozy!  I received a very thoughtful email this week from a regular reader. She wants some advice.  She laid out in detail what was going on in her marriage. I only have her side of the story, but I do believe her;  I have seen an almost identical situation […] Read More >

Choose to Let It Go!

Bitterness often costs us more than forgiving would, even if forgiving doesn’t seem fair. Recently we received a ticket in the mail from the Toronto Parking Authority. It seems we parked one evening at midnight in a no-parking zone, and we owed them $40. There was just one minor detail they overlooked. It wasn’t us. […] Read More >

Countering the Drift

Messages in bottles have been the stuff of folklore for centuries. Dying, desperate sailors have hurled them. Curious children have launched them. Nicholas Sparks wrote a novel based on them, but don’t read it—or watch the movie—unless you already have a prescription for antidepressants. The story I find most interesting about such bottles, though, comes […] Read More >