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Thanks for stopping by!

Here’s what’s new…

We’ve received lots of positive feedback on our new book: The DIY Guide to Building a Family That Lasts.  My co-author is Dr. Gary Chapman (NY Times best selling author of  The 5 Love Languages).

Focus on the Family part 1
Focus on the Family part 2
Chapman Interview Trailer
Full Length Chapman Interview

Also happening right now…

I frequently have the privilege of being on radio broadcasts and podcasts. Keep an eye on my social media @drshannonwarden for those links.

I’m speaking at various churches and community organizations in 2020, and I’m grateful for those opportunities!

And, I’m adding more YouTube videos. My first YouTube series was a lot of fun. It’s called Family All the Way with Dr. Shannon Warden. I show you the start-to-finish process of us building our “forever house.” In each episode, I also talk about how building a home and building a healthy home life are similar.  As a counselor, author and speaker, I love using metaphor, so this series and The DIY Guide to Building a Family That Lasts were a ton of fun for me. I hope you’ll be encouraged to celebrate what’s working in your relationships and to keep working on the parts that could use some “home improvement.”  After all, that’s the best kind of home improvement–working together to build lasting relationships.

Thanks again for visiting!

With love,
Shannon

PS: Find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

I have enjoyed working with Shannon Warden on two exciting books: Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Became Parents, and The DIY Guide to Building A Family That Lasts.  Her commitment to her husband and family along with her commitment to Christ and the church, and her long-time work as a professional counselor and counselor educator make her an excellent resource for anyone looking for a speaker on marriage and family relationships.  I highly recommend her.

Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The Five Love Languages

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