Recently, my husband and I celebrated 21 years of wedded bliss. Twenty-one years of marriage means I’ve been married to my husband for longer than I lived at home with my parents. It means that, at just short of...
One of our family hobbies is playing board games. But sometimes, it’s fun to play games with just me and my husband. It’s a meaningful way to spend time together doing something we both enjoy that doesn’t involve the...
Having kids changes your relationship. It's as simple as that. For anyone who says it doesn't, I'd love to hear about how having your spouse watch you give birth didn't change how they viewed you. Or how constantly having kids...
It is often our baby's first word: DADA!! Dads are our rock. They are often the calm in the storm. The ones who catapult flying kids into the air, push them to conquer fears.  Yes, dads are pretty amazing!!  I'll bet...
Maybe it's an unpopular opinion, but going out on dates each week is overrated. For one, it takes a lot of effort. Getting ready to head out turns into preparing-for-the-Olympics, and then you have to pay someone else to...
It is inevitable that a marriage will encounter bumps. Heck, if you are human, you've experienced conflict. Misunderstandings happen, words you can't take back are blurted, or there are just some hurts that seem irreparable. Sometimes, a helping hand...
I have a confession: I am terrible at small talk. It’s like I walk into a party or a casual get together with acquaintances and I literally forget how to speak! If we could simply dive into a personal and meaningful...
I honestly can't believe it's been 20 years since we stood in front of our family and friends, and said "I do." For richer or poorer, better or worse, in sickness and in health, we pledged our love to...
COVID has rolled in like a giant wave.  It’s changed us.  Some for the better, some not. There is talk about how it is affecting relationships, people are bonding and developing deeper relationships – or deciding that they need to...
It’s no secret that I am a single mom, in the sense that I am the sole parent to my only wonderful child. It’s also no secret that I recently moved to a new house. What you might not...