Relationship Advice: You Teach Him How to Treat You!

  As women, we have to acknowledge and embrace the power we have over ourselves and the people in our lives. In intimate relationships we lead with our emotions so much that it becomes hard to make decisions that is conducive to happiness....more

Getting Married in 5 Days Apparently Makes You Crazy.

So, for weeks now people have been commenting on how calm I seem leading up to the wedding. That I don’t seem stressed at all and I’m the picture of a cool and collected bride. I mean, I’m paraphrasing, but that’s basically the gist. Uh, don’t sound so shocked, EVERYONE, I don’t understand how you’d expect me to be any other way! However, I think the calm exterior is my way of shielding people I love from the insanity that lurks just beneath the surface....more

3 Ways to Reconnect With You!

A couple of years ago I had a revelation.I was completely unaware of who I was anymore....more

8 ways to show LOVE to your husband!

10 Ways To Let Your Man Know You Love Him

I woke up today thinking about Handsome Hippie Hubby. More specifically, about what it's like to married to this guy. We have an inside joke about being "twin souls" but the truth is I really feel like that....more
Great list.  I couldn't agree more with #1.  Appreciation is so important.more

We want a husband

Do you remember the feminist essay, “I Want a Wife” by Judy Syfers?  Ms. Magazine published it in their inaugural issue back in 1971, and it’s been required reading in Women’s Studies classes ever since. I read it in Sisterhood is Powerful and thought it was pretty funny in 1978. I thank the generation before me who did the heavy lifting for the privilege of finding humor in feminism....more

Advice for Brides: Never Marry Down

Next year marks 25 years of marriage for my husband and me.  Before you do the math, just know that I was a child bride when Barney brought me over from Russia.  So with nearly a quarter of a centuries worth of marriage under my belt, I feel that I am in a position to impart some words of wisdom.  Of course, there’s the old “make sure you love him” blah, blah, blah.  And the “make sure he’ll be a good father to your children” blah, blah, blah.  In my day and age, we had the “make sure he’s a good provider” blah, blah, blah.  Nowadays, he’s just as likely to be ...more
travelgal Thanks so much!  Glad to hear I'm not the only one suffering!more

Being married and getting naked.

Wednesday Whereabouts: Happy Anniversary!

This past Monday, the hubs and I celebrated our seventh anniversary! Man, I was young, blonde and sooo skinny! Seven years later, we have a cat, a dog and a sweet boy! We’ve moved into our forever home (forever as in, we’ll forever be making changes–isn’t that what owning a home looks like). I can’t say that every day has been easy, but every day has been a blessing. It’s been a fabulous and fun seven years. I am so grateful for our marriage and our life together. I’m grateful that the hubs is a wonderful father to E and a fabulous husband to me....more