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Let’s start off with the question, who doesn’t love a great wedding?! I’m fairly certain we can all agree that they’re one of the best celebrations.  We eat, drink, dance, have a great time, all because 2 people we...
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Divorce is not something you think of when you go into a relationship. If that were the case, no one would ever get married. I was young and dumb, to say the least, got married at 22, had a...
The day I found out that my best friend had cancer was, despite what clichés will tell you, not at all like any other day. I wasn’t with her when she got the news, and we never wasted the...
Intimacy. What does this even mean in the context of marriage? Sure, it’s sex and closed doors and all that. But real intimacy, the kind that makes marriages and relationships last, is so much more than that. As a...
My husband and I have been married for 9 years. Throughout much of our marriage, we utilized various forms of contraceptives, yet none seemed to suit us. So, about 4 years ago, we looked into Natural Family Planning (NFP)....
Children of Divorce Children of divorce. Wow -that’s such a hard statement to even type, but the truth is-- it’s just a reality for my two daughters (who I had with my first husband). Never in my wildest, darkest dreams...
My husband and I have been together for just over 9 years. When we were dating, I have memories of him talking about stomach pain and cramping, but since he didn’t make a big deal out of it, I...
What is a Bidet? Like several friends I know, when COVID-19 began to spread and toilet paper disappeared from the shelves, we purchased and installed a bidet. If you aren't familiar, a bidet is meant to clean your bottom with...
Are you the kind of person who heeds advice or do you have to learn the lesson the hard way? If you are the latter, we are one in the same, sister. My beyond amazing husband, who is 21...
I have many memories of my mom performing traditional “women’s work.” I can close my eyes and picture her ironing my dad’s shirts as they watched the nightly news or watching crime shows while folding laundry on the weekend....
Nine weeks is a really long time! Being home with our family and balancing all the work/life demands during social distancing (while homeschooling) and trying to maintain some level of sanity has certainly had its challenges. Like many families,...
Like so many others these days, I’ve been cleaning out closets and doing my best to KonMari my life while we are still under quarantine. A few days ago, I found a box full of odds and ends from...
Whew! We survived 9 weeks of quarantine, and now they are letting us out (in limited numbers for the next 21 days...). It lasted longer than I originally thought it would, but the time passed relatively quickly. Now that...