The DIY Guide to Building a Family that Lasts

12 Tools for Improving Your Home Life - By Dr. Gary Chapman and Shannon Warden

Is it really possible to have the home life you want with the people you love?

The most exciting part of any home improvement show is the big reveal—that moment when a drab, run-down house becomes a breath-taking, new home. What if you could have that with your home life?

That’s what the DIY Guide is all about. In it, you’ll find practical tools for transforming your home life and dramatically improving your family’s culture from Shannon Warden and Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the New York Times #1 Bestseller The 5 Love Languages®. Each chapter teaches you a new home life skill and pairs it with a home improvement metaphor that makes it fun and easy to remember.

You can’t hire a contractor for this work, but if you’re willing to put in the sweat equity (hard work), you’ll see results fast. Don’t wait any longer. Get started today and give your relational space the renovations it deserves.

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The DIY Guide to Building a Family that Lasts

12 Tools for Improving Your Home Life - By Dr. Gary Chapman and Shannon Warden

About The Authors

Dr. Gary Chapman

Dr. Gary Chapman

Gary Chapman, PhD, is the author of the bestselling The 5 Love Languages® series, which has sold more than 12 million worldwide and has been translated into 50 languages. Dr. Chapman travels the world presenting seminars on marriage, family, and relationships, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Karolyn.

Shannon Warden

Shannon Warden

Dr. Shannon Warden is an assistant teaching professor at Wake Forest University where she teaches in the graduate counseling program. She is also the director of counseling and director of women's ministries at Triad Baptist Church in Kernersville, North Carolina. As a professional counselor, Shannon has counseled children, families, young adults, women, and couples since 1998 and has served as an assistant to Dr. Gary Chapman since 2003. Shannon is married to Stephen Warden and they have three children.