Running a home can be a thankless job. Keeping up with the laundry, the shopping done and making the home a sanctuary, can be a challenge. Have you thanked your mate for all they do to make your house a home? Do you recognize all they do to keep things running smoothly. Take time today to thank them for everything they do.

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and Twitter