Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp is the author of many books including Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small, Clutter Free, Hot Mama: 12 Secrets to a Sizzling Hot Marriage, The Get Yourself Organized Project, The Husband Project and You Don’t Have to Try So Hard. She is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and host of the podcast Clutter Free Academy. Kathi and her husband, Roger, are the parents of four young adults in San Jose, Calif. Learn more about Kathi by visiting her website, www.kathilipp.com. You can read more from Kathi on her blog.

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Getting Rid of Clutter in Your Home

In a discussion based on her book The Clutter-Free Home, Kathi Lipp offers insight into the emotional and spiritual issues that may be leading you to cling to stuff you don’t need, and suggests practical ways to de-clutter your home so that it becomes a place of greater comfort and peace.

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Setting Goals Together for the New Year

Do you want to draw closer as a couple in the new year? Try sharing and then setting your goals for the next 12 months together.

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Blessing Your Spouse in Simple Ways

Making your spouse feel loved never happens by accident. It requires paying attention and doing something to bless him or her. John, Greg and Erin explain how they’ve learned to love their spouse through simple actions.

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Making Time for Date Nights

Every couple needs time for a fun date night. But, it can be difficult to schedule those special times after you have kids. John, Greg and Erin give some simple and fun ideas for spending time with your spouse, even when you’re busy raising children.

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Creative Date Ideas for You and Your Spouse

With everything going on in the world right now, a date night with your spouse is probably the last thing on your mind. But quality time together might be just what you need most. Today, author Kathi Lipp offers practical suggestions for fun and low-cost dates that can help your marriage thrive during this trying time.

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Having Fun Together, Part 2

When you enjoy spending time with your spouse, you start looking for ways to have fun together. John, Greg and Erin offer encouragement to couples who are struggling to enjoy each other’s company.

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Having Fun Together

Having fun together can be one of the most meaningful parts of your marriage. Through simple activities, your marriage can go to the next level. John, Greg and Erin give some helpful ideas for keeping your relationship fun during the busy seasons.

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How to Grow Closer to Your Spouse During the Coronavirus

Are the coronavirus, quarantines and uncertainties putting a strain on your marriage? Here are ways to fight the fear and grow closer to your spouse.

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Getting Organized for Christmas

Author Kathi Lipp offers practical suggestions for planning your family’s Christmas celebration so that it can be budget-friendly, stress-free and Christ-centered.

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Fun Ways to Pep Up Your Marriage

Author Kathi Lipp offers practical, fun ideas for couples to improve their relationship and make time together a high priority.

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Reducing Drama in Your Relationships (Part 2 of 2)

In a discussion based on their book Overwhelmed, Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory explain how you can find peace when dealing with people who are “crisis creators” or who overwhelm you with their personality. Our guests discuss setting healthy boundaries, practicing self-care, relying on God, and more. (Part 2 of 2)

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Reducing Drama in Your Relationships (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on their book Overwhelmed, Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory explain how you can find peace when dealing with people who are “crisis creators” or who overwhelm you with their personality. Our guests discuss setting healthy boundaries, practicing self-care, relying on God, and more. (Part 1 of 2)

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Ending the Pursuit of the Perfect Life (Part 2 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory encourage women to stop striving for perfectionism and to cling to the truth that God accepts them for who they are, not what they do. (Part 2 of 2)

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Ending the Pursuit of the Perfect Life (Part 1 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory encourage women to stop striving for perfectionism and to cling to the truth that God accepts them for who they are, not what they do. (Part 1 of 2)

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Hope for When You Feel Discouraged as a Mom

Just because the car seats are coated with Goldfish dust doesn’t mean you’re a failure as a mother.

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Practical Ideas for Connecting With Your Kids

Author and speaker Kathi Lipp offers parents practical suggestions for developing a stronger relationship with their children in a discussion based on her book The Mom Project: 21 Days to a More Connected Family.

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Practical Tips for Getting Organized (Part 2 of 2)

Kathi Lipp and Jean Daly discuss the value of house organization and explain what it means to treat your living space like a “grown-up kindergarten room.” Our guests also offer suggestions for best cleaning practices. (Part 2 of 2)

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Practical Tips for Getting Organized (Part 1 of 2)

Kathi Lipp and Jean Daly discuss the value of house organization and explain what it means to treat your living space like a “grown-up kindergarten room.” Our guests also offer suggestions for best cleaning practices. (Part 1 of 2)

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How to Have a Happier Husband

Popular author Kathi Lipp shares practical ways for women to take simple, daily steps to improve their marriage and affirm their husbands.

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Practical Help for When You’re Overwhelmed (Part 2 of 2)

In a discussion based on their new book, Overwhelmed, Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory offer advice for reducing stress, organizing your schedule, learning to say “no” to unnecessary commitments and increasing your capacity for joy. (Part 2 of 2)

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Practical Help for When You’re Overwhelmed (Part 1 of 2)

In a discussion based on their new book, Overwhelmed, Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory offer advice for reducing stress, organizing your schedule, learning to say “no” to unnecessary commitments and increasing your capacity for joy. (Part 1 of 2)

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Clearing Out the Clutter

Author Kathi Lipp explains how too much clutter can cause family stress and conflict, and offers practical strategies to get rid of what you don’t need so that you can have the space and resources to serve God as He intended.

The New and Improved Spouse

Are you trying to change your spouse, or are you helping your spouse discover and fulfill God’s plans for his or her life?

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Simple Ways to Help Your Husband Feel Loved

Author Kathi Lipp offers suggestions for simple, practical ways for how a wife can build up her husband through words of affirmation, acts of service and love.

Positively Influencing Your Husband’s Happiness

One of the things contributing to the happiness level in a home is the happiness of the husband. And wives can definitely have some influence in this area.

Start With Respect

Get over your need for your step kids to like you.

Connect on Their Terms

Making time for your teen’s interests, even when it’s inconvenient, is important in your ongoing relationship.

A Laugh Between Us

Laughter was natural when you were newly married. But sometimes you have to work a bit harder at laughing together. If you want to put the laughter back in your marriage, we have some ideas for you.

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Everything Will Be Easier … and other myths about blending your family

When expectations are realistic, a difficult reality becomes a lot less difficult. Overcoming blended-family myths.

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Putting the Sizzle Back in Your Marriage (Part 2 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Erin MacPherson encourage moms to overcome the daily challenges of parenting to make sexual intimacy with their husband a higher priority. (Part 2 of 2)

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Putting the Sizzle Back in Your Marriage (Part 1 of 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Erin MacPherson encourage moms to overcome the daily challenges of parenting to make sexual intimacy with their husband a higher priority. (Part 1 of 2)

Three Tips to Help You Work Together For a Blessed Christmas Season

Do you find that holiday planning drives you and your spouse apart? Add a little joy to your Christmas season by getting organized together.

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Fun Ideas to Make Your Summer Memorable

Author Kathi Lipp offers suggestions to moms for planning summer activities the whole family will enjoy.

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Hope and Encouragement for Stepmoms (Part 2)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Carol Boley share their experiences as stepmothers, offering humor, wisdom and hope to stepmoms and their families. (Part 2 of 2)

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Hope and Encouragement for Stepmoms (Part 1)

Authors Kathi Lipp and Carol Boley share their experiences as stepmothers, offering humor, wisdom and hope to stepmoms and their families. (Part 1 of 2)

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Powerful Hope for Discouraged Moms (Part 2 of 2)

Author Kathi Lipp offers encouragement to moms as she describes how they can work through struggles with guilt, shame and the illusion of perfection and being in control. (Part 2 of 2)

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Powerful Hope for Discouraged Moms (Part 1 of 2)

Author Kathi Lipp offers encouragement to moms as she describes how they can work through struggles with guilt, shame and the illusion of perfection and being in control. (Part 1 of 2)