Melanie Shankle

Texas A&M graduate Melanie Shankle is a popular blogger and author of two books, Sparkly Green Earrings and The Antelope in the Living Room. She began her blog, Big Mama, in July 2006 and is also a regular contributor to The Pioneer Woman blog. Melanie lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband, Perry, and daughter, Caroline.

marriage podcast

The Joys and Challenges of Marrying Your Opposite, Part 4

At Christmastime, differences between you and your spouse can become even more pronounced. John and Greg give advice to couples with opposite personalities on how to compromise and respect each other. Featuring Melanie Shankle.

marriage podcast

The Joys and Challenges of Marrying Your Opposite, Part 3

At Christmastime, differences between you and your spouse can become even more pronounced. John and Greg give advice to couples with opposite personalities on how to compromise and respect each other. Featuring Melanie Shankle.

The Joys and Challenges of Marrying Your Opposite

Author Melanie Shankle offers a humorous look at the differences between men and women, and explains how couples can work through those differences to strengthen their marriage.

The Best Mom Ever

The best thing I can do is surrender my pride and the fear of what other people think to the Lord. I need God to help me have the right heart as I live in daily dependence on Him.