One Man's Confession of His Biggest Fear in a Relationship

A few months ago, I let the Mister take over my blog for a day and in the process, he answered some parenting questions for me and gave his take on a few things from the viewpoint of “Daddy.” It was entitled, ‘An Interview with the Mister.’ It was such a big hit with my readers that I asked him to do another post for me....more


Couples Who Save Together - Stays Together {400+ Ideas!)Over 400 ways to have frugal fun with your significant other!...more
I'm not familiar with that app but I may have to check it out!more

It’s POF Time, Kids!

So. There’s this thing that exists that I refer to as “POF time” and I really first encountered it when Daniel came into the picture. It’s like dog years, the speed of light and the Ferris Bueller quote about life all rolled up into one online dating Lucy axiom. Ish. It is def one of those things no one tells anyone else about. There’s no warning when you create your profile and I’ve never read anything about it. For the love of God people - where's the goddamn dating manual??...more

My Future Ex-Husbands

Since getting divorced, I've been making a list of my future ex-husbands. I feel it's good to have goals and be prepared when opportunity strikes....more

A Book Worth The Read - The Gentlemen’s Guide for a Long Term Relationship - Ensuring a Happy Ending

An easy read and excellent read.  It will help you in your relationship.

Don't Go to Bed Angry, Just Go to Bed

When my best friend was married a few years ago, she passed around the most beautiful little book to her guests. I watched as it made its way around the room, stopping at every table. It was passed from person to person, bringing wistful smiles and more than a few shared glances. Each person that handled it slowly flipped through the pages, and then paused thoughtfully before choosing a new page and beginning to write.By the time the book made its way to me, I was overcome with curiosity. What little piece of magic was this, that everyone had something to write in it?...more

The Secret Lives of Boys - Part 1

I grew up in a household overrun with women. With 3 older sisters and a take-charge mother who ran the household, it was very much a matriarchal set up. Despite having 1 brother and an emotionally unavailable and wholly uninvolved father, the men were outnumbered and out-ruled – not by design, but simply by happenstance. So, because of the situation I grew up in, boys were always a bit of a mystery to me....more

Not His Princess

"You deserve a man who treats you like a princess."How often are women given this advice? It is a call to raise your standards and settle for nothing less than the man who makes all your dreams come true. We're to give up on the unworthy men who don't romance us every step of the way, and focus on attaining the man who sees what we truly deserve and provides it. Not only is this idea fully accepted in our culture, but it has been wholeheartedly embraced by many in the church. We are told that we are "daughters of the King," and that as such we are entitled to a man who treats us like a princess. It is no less than God's will and desire for our lives that we have the Prince Charming for whom our hearts long. If we wait and pray and don't lower our standards, God will grant us the prince He has promised as our right as His daughters.But when you say you deserve a man who treats you like a princess, what does that mean?...more