Are You In Or Out? 10 Ways To Know For Sure

 Is the person you are dating into you? Is this person ready to commit? ...more
I left so much of this up to guesswork in my previous relationships... with my current ...more

Men vs. Women; Major difference in brain wiring

I'm fascinated in the differences between men and women - psychologically, socially, physically and mentally. So this research about the genders' brains being wired differently really intrigues me!Neuroscientists at U Penn found the following when researching the brains of males and females ages 8 to 22:1. Females had more connectivity between the two hemispheres in the supratentorial region of the brain. This is were the cerebrum is located.vs.Males had more connectivity WITHIN each hemisphere.and...more

The Thanksgiving Kiss That Led To Love

I didn’t recognize the name on his MySpace profile, but his face was familiar....more
Great story! I'm in China at the moment as well, and also recently married. Happy Thanksgiving!more

Favorite Wedding Registry Items

This post describes our method for building our wedding registry and what our favorite items thus far have been. I’ll be writing a post for each of our favorite items to give more detail as to why we selected it and love it. ...more

An Unexpected Gift

Ever since I had my first son, I've deliberated with myself and discussed with my husband when it would be a great time to have another baby.  He thought three years apart was nice.  I wanted my kids to be closer in age. Many times, I recall the years spent with my younger brother. Bathing together. Playing together. We shared a room for many years.  My brother and I are exactly 12 months apart, though.  I knew that was pretty close.  Time came and went....more


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Great News!

So no - I did not set out to blog, journal, or even write a book about my family and how we went from trying to strangle each other to making it work better than I could have ever dreamed, but that is exactly what I did....more

By Candlelight: The Secret to My Grandparents' Marriage

Hmmm, I think I'm going to have to add foot massages to my nightly routine now, Kevin. Thanks! ;)more

Recognizing, Receiving, and Reciprocating Love

It was a Friday night and we were having supper. I remember that I got up to clear the table and load the dishwasher. I had had a long, draining day, but I knew that wasn’t an excuse. Against my better judgement, I started spewing words at my husband.“You never show me that you love me!”“You never do anything for me!” ...more
Julia Sta Romana Exactly. Over time you take for granted the little things that used to make ...more

The promise ring

My family has many wonderful memories. As with so many families in the 80s, we were brought up by a single mother. Her life was devoted only to us and that is the best present anyone can give. My mother is a very special person who has taught me to become an up-standing human being and a devoted mother. She is the reason I am the mother that I am today. Today we were invited to have dinner at her house to decorate the Christmas tree. If there is anyone that loves Christmas, it is her....more