How to Survive Being Married to a Blogger

 1. Accept that writing a blog post is more important to your blogger than:...more

Why We Don't Leave Home

 There’s an old expression, “You need to get out more.” It’s good for us to travel and experience new things, but some of us have more trouble coping with the outside world.  Years ago, we went to a Barry Manilow concert. (I know, I am quite ashamed to admit it, but give me a break, I was a teenager in the 1970s. “Weekend in New England” was the romantic torch song of the era.) I purchased advance tickets and shoved them into my suitcase of a purse. ...more

The Wrong Way to Ask For a Divorce

“When can we talk?”“We can talk now.”I sat on the couch across from him. He motioned me to the bedroom. Before the door was even shut he said, “I’m done.”I waited a beat.“I can’t do this anymore. What just happened, with the kids now, and I don’t love you anymore. I’m done.”...more
A painful and very honest post. Thank you for sharing this, Jenny. I've just bookmarked this ...more

Why I'm a Housewife

When you hear someone say they are a housewife, there are quite a few images that could pop into your mind - a cute little 50's wife similar to the likes of June Cleaver, a woman walking around in a maid costume dusting/polishing the furniture, or a housewife of the Beverly Hills kind that ponders the purchase of $80K earrings. I assure you I am none of these....more

Getting Married On a Holiday – Is It a Good Idea?

Planning the perfect date for your wedding is one of the first challenging things you’ll need to do in your wedding plans. There are some dates on the calendar that stand out, because they are holidays....more

Wedding Anniversary Tips and Quotes

My husband and I celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary this week!  Although, we have two children together and we have been together for all these years, it still feels unreal at times that we have actually been married for almost a decade.  I know this is nothing compared to those couples who have grown old together and have been married for more than 20, 30, or 40 years.  We're still learning a lot about marriage everyday and we will probably still feel clueless when we reach our 25th anniversary.  We definitely have our ups and downs ...more

It's My Party!

Rant

Ok, so i know that this is not necessarily the best way to start a blog at all. I have had this on my mind for a while and really would like others input on what i should do about a current situation. You see, I have been married going on two years now. And i know that i should be head over heels, happy, excited, newlywed stage. But it's far from that... ...more
Whoa! First blog post is a DOOZY.  First off, let's get something out of the way. Blogging is ...more

Marrying Into Family

Let me tell you about the wonderful family that I married into.First off, lets start with the fact that my family is really small.  My mom has 2 siblings and I have one cousin.  That cousin has resided in Alaska most of her life.  On the other hand, my dad has 3 brother and I have just one cousin.  That cousin has lived in Germany his whole life.I love my own family very much.  We love getting together and always celebrated holidays and birthdays as one.  It was really nice....more

5 Types of Texts to Send to Your Partner Every Day

Researchers Lori Schade, Jonathan Sandberg, Roy Bean, and Sarah Coyne found that texting between partners could either help or hurt a relationship. For women, using texts to apologize, work out differences, or make decisions was associated with lower relationship quality. For men, too-frequent texting was associated with lower relationship quality....more
Great ideas! I'm bad to to just text needed things like, don't forget to pick up celery at the ...more
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