Love Lessons I Have Learned From My Children

Almost a year ago I shared love lessons I wanted my daughters to know. But the thing is, as much as I aspire to teach them, they’ve been two of my greatest teachers. Being a mother has taught me so … [Read more...]

Ways to Celebrate Giving Tuesday as a Couple

The second annual Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) is almost here and in my opinion it just might be one of the most important days of the holiday season. Declared a “national day of giving,” it is … [Read more...]

On Not Letting the Second Divorce Statistic Become Your Statistic

At one point in my life all I wanted was to not be a statistic. Craving attention and searching for the validation I longed for from my father, I gave my “innocence” away as a teenager. I … [Read more...]

Why I’m Thankful for the Gift of Companionship

While I strive to come from a place of gratitude beyond November, in recent weeks I’ve been making even more of an effort not just to have it but also to express it. And in my expression of … [Read more...]

What Every Married Person Should Know About Their Spouse

There are days when my husband surprises me. I will discover something about him that I didn’t know. A food he loves, a song that makes his face light up or a dream he might have for our family. But … [Read more...]

The Most Difficult Year of Marriage

Before my husband and I got married numerous people told me that the first two years of marriage were the hardest. If we could get through the first two then we would be good. Our first two years were … [Read more...]

Today is Grandparents Day + Quotes and Love Advice

I’d like to think that the greatest gifts my husband and I have ever given our parents are in the form of two precious beings who they lovingly call their grandchildren. I can’t help but wonder if … [Read more...]

Three

Today we turn three! We are celebrating three years of marriage, three years of making good on our promise to God, our daughter and each other to love one another forever and always. Just a few days … [Read more...]

The Importance of Trust in My Marriage

I’d like to think that I’ve been quite transparent when it comes to my desire to be in control. It stems from years of feeling like my life was so chaotic and out of control that I think if I can … [Read more...]

For the Tough Times in Your Marriage

When it’s right marriage can be a beautiful thing. But that doesn’t mean it’s challenge free. Even those that seem the happiest encounter their share of problems. It’s all the more reason to … [Read more...]