Dear Husband: I Need You

It’s amazing the moments that make you realize the goldmine that you have in your spouse.Vacation is what has done it for me.See, I have a husband that LOVES being married and LOVES being a father with all that it comes with. We have a very balanced relationship. As in if the baby is screaming and doesn’t want me, he comes over and trades a glass of wine for the baby without prompting. Being married to my husband has spoiled me insanely. I love it but when he’s not with me, it’s me that’s crying!...more

DIY: Gratitude Journal

In the summertime it is easy to forget about the rapid pace of life that takes place in the winter and spring. It is a time where the weather, vacations, and new adventures make us feel at ease and content....more
sharingthanks Thank you! I enjoyed reading your post about gratitude! It really is the simple ...more

Can your marriage stand on one leg?

I am a flamingo. I am standing perfectly still in flamingo pose with one foot firmly rooted to the ground and the other balanced away from my body. I breathe in. I breathe out. I am calm and pleased by my ability to stay so centered. ...more

Learning to be Still

Everything in my world is changing.My entire universe is shifting....more


Playlist Freedom

 You know how a song can take you back to a certain point in time, or give you these feelings you thought were buried beneath the surface or gone altogether? I rarely put my music on shuffle, I'm the type of person that likes order, I like to know what is coming next. Not just with my music, with everything. Today I put my music on shuffle, forcing me to listen to a song at the bottom of my list, had I not been on shuffle I most likely wouldn't have made it that far down my playlist before turning it off....more

Angry? Tired? Try this Easy Self Care Check-In

You know those moments, when impatience creeps in unexpectedly?When the littlest things send you into the *red zone* without warning?Yeah.  Me too.What I've come to notice is that pretty much every time I'm hit with one of these scenarios it all comes down to one thing:Self care....more

lessons in parenthood – live in the moment

 i have a messy room. dirty laundry. more work than can be thought of. and a happy i was at work for literally 11 hours. i’ve been up since 4:30am. i’m exhausted and have so much to do that it’s mind blowing. but in all honesty, none of that matters too much. dirty laundry will still be there. my room will still be messy. work will still need to get done. but my child? well, she deserves me in the now....more

Finding Balance

Women Don’t Need Men, But Can We Admit We Want Them?

Comic by Tatsuya IshidaThis comic is sadly true....more
FeministaJones You stated, "I guess I'm tired of folks writing about how feminism prohibits ...more