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Navigating Parenting as You Go: That’s How This Gig Works

Until you have kids, you can only guess how you will tackle the challenge of parenting. And chances are, you are going to guess...

The Control Freak Mama: A Cautionary Tale

One of the biggest sources of contention in my marriage is when I micromanage my husband’s parenting. I don’t mean to do it, but...

My Controversial Take: Yes, I am Anti-“Date Night”

When I say I’m anti-“Date Night,” I don’t mean I’m against spending time with my husband outside of our home. I’m anti-“Establishment of a...

How Marriage Milestones are Built

I stumbled past a marriage milestone without even realizing it. I’ve been married longer than I was single. My husband proposed in college, toward the...

No Shame Allowed: When Your Marriage Needs Help

Losing yourself after you become a parent isn't uncommon. I for one have struggled with my new role as mom. I absolutely love and...

50 Years of Marriage Wisdom

My parents (Ken and Sue) recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. FIFTY. YEARS.  I adore my parents. I’ve always admired their marriage and what...

Love Languages: How to Love Better

Have you heard of the book – The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman? Whether you’ve been married for 15 years or 15 minutes...

Practicing the Art of Running Away

One day many years from now, I will be looking across the dinner table. I will be thinking about my life and the choices...

Strangers in the Night

Doo be doo be doooo… Now that I’ve put that song in your head… (you’re welcome!) Does it ever seem as if you and your...