The importance of a good example

The past few of months have seemed like a roller coaster. I don't even know where to begin. I guess I'll just lay out what's on my heart right now... First of all, you need to know I love my family. All of them, no matter how crazy they are. I am very loyal in that fact. So, my little sister, Kimberly got married back in January to a wonderful man who is a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He is a Blackhawk pilot and not long after saying their vows was stationed to Korea for a year, possibly two. South, not North thank goodness!...more


Kids. They can be a joy, but they can also be a pain! I have 2 boys who are a lot of fun but sometimes my oldest can be overwhelmingly dramatic! He wants to be a chef when he grows up which is totally awesome because if he's famous, then he can take care of his loving, wonderful parents one day :) But, wanting to be a chef means having to learn how to cook. And at the age of 9 he thinks he is an expert. Of course he does, he's 9. So, I pick them up from school yesterday and the first question out of my 9 year olds mouth is "What's for supper?" His life revolves around food....more

Marriage Help and Encouragement

It's extremely cold right now where I live. Much colder than average and it will be weeks before we even get close to the precious little warmth that average would give. Apparently lots of people are needing marriage help these days to overcome their own chills. I keep hearing from friends who are struggling and I'm reading on message forums about people who are miserable in marriage and needing help. Is it just me or do marriages seem to be getting worse?...more

Sex Requires Versatility

So I'm writing my first blog here. Since this is in the sex section I guess I can say that I'm popping my cherry on BlogHer! So I'm kind of excited. I was reminded of a valuable sex lesson today during a hurried session with my husband. We had 20 minutes. He is a skilled lover and can last as long as I need to get there before he gets there so 20 minutes is not long at all for us. We started and for some reason I was unable to lubricate (can I say get wet without people getting their panties in a wad?)....more