About Shannon Warden

Co-author with @DrGaryChapman (the 5 love languages guy). Professor @PiedmontIU. Counselor @TriadBaptist. Wife, Mama of 3, daughter, sister, friend. Writer. Encourager. Dreamer behind Repurposed Life Ministries, Inc. Peace-loving. Jesus-seeking. Newest book: The DIY Guide to Building a Family That Lasts. I hope you'll subscribe to receive Hope to Build On by email each time I post a new entry. Thanks for reading! Shannon

Build the Home Life You Are Dreaming Of

Building the home life you’re dreaming of as a parent is often easier said than done.  You know you want your family to love one another and get along, and you know that you want your home to be a place where your loved ones love to be.  But, making all this happen requires hard [...]

By |2019-05-23T10:37:12+00:00May 23rd, 2019|All posts|0 Comments

Worst Parent of the Year Award

Ever feel like you’re the worst parent ever?!  Me, too.  And, for that matter, so do many of the other parents I know.  So, you’re in good company! You and I aren’t really the worst parent ever.  But we worry, don’t we?!  I know I do.  I worry that I’m not playing as much as [...]

By |2019-06-08T13:07:44+00:00May 17th, 2019|All posts|0 Comments

Fix Your Family and Improve Your Home Life

You love your family, most days any way.  But, you and they have some problems you'd like to fix.  Here are some of the common problems I hear from the families I work with: disrespectful attitudes, poor communication, taking each other for granted, lack of teamwork, impossible-to-manage schedules, unforgiveness, and the list goes on and [...]

By |2019-06-22T13:52:11+00:00May 12th, 2019|All posts|0 Comments

The DIY Guide to Building a Family That Lasts

Most couples and families I work with want a “big reveal” in their relationships similar to the big reveals on popular home improvement television shows.  Those big reveals are of beautifully renovated homes.  As couples and families, our big reveals are more kindness, increased gratitude, improved communication, more loving expressions of affection, less anger, more [...]

By |2019-06-08T13:05:14+00:00May 1st, 2019|All posts|0 Comments

Relation-Shop: A Place to Workshop Your Relationships

In the Relation-Shop with Dr. Shannon Warden...each episode, I'm asking you: Which relationships are you "workshopping" right now? How can I help you with that?! “In the Relation-Shop with Dr. Shannon Warden”…that’s the name of my new series and latest counseling resource.  I just finished the first four episodes via Facebook Live and [...]

By |2019-02-08T00:59:27+00:00February 7th, 2019|All posts|0 Comments

Trust yourself more: “Light a match”

Trusting yourself will mean facing and replacing your self-doubts. You can do it! Trust yourself more.  That’s what I’m about to do.  No, change that.  I’ve already started trusting myself more, and I’m excited to see in 2019 what happens when I believe in myself more fully.  How about you?! I invite you to think [...]

By |2019-01-05T18:21:46+00:00December 31st, 2018|All posts|2 Comments

Susie: A story of faith and family

Susie Spurgeon was an amazing woman of faith, wife, Mom, author, and more. We can learn a lot from her! Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Rhodes, 2018) deserves to make your reading list for at least two reasons.  First, it’s a fascinating historical account of a mighty woman of faith [...]

By |2018-11-17T02:41:12+00:00November 17th, 2018|All posts|0 Comments