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It's for the Long Haul

Air Date 05/18/2018

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A new bride is always looking for marriage advice. Laura Schupp shares what she told her daughter. Listen to the full program here.

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Laura Schupp

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Laura Schupp is the author of Our Newlywed Kitchen: The Art of Cooking, Gathering and Creating Traditions, which she was inspired to write after her daughter and niece married and sought her wisdom for establishing their new home. Through the book, Laura passes on wisdom to the next generation for cultivating and celebrating life's special moments in the heart of the home, the kitchen. She has been happily married to Thom, her husband of more than 30 years, and they reside in Franklin, Tennessee. The couple has three grown children and one grandson.

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Erin Smalley

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Erin Smalley serves as the Marriage Strategic Spokesperson for Focus on the Family's marriage ministry and develops content for the marriage department. In addition to her work at Focus, Smalley is a conference speaker. She presents with her husband, Dr. Greg Smalley, at marriage enrichment seminars where they guide husbands and wives in taking steps toward enjoying deeply satisfying marriages. She also speaks to women on faith, family and the importance of healthy friendships.