How to Keep Love at the Center of Your Marriage

If I stop and pause, I can see it... Fourteen years ago now, I met a sweet recent high school graduate.  He was kind, thoughtful, brought me burnt CD’s and opened my car door for me… what more could any 17 year old ask for?  I fell hard and fast. Fast forward, to now…  We … Continue reading How to Keep Love at the Center of Your Marriage

This Hard Season of Marriage

I recently saw a friend’s husband added to social media stating he came home to find his wife was reading a book entitled “How to not Hate your Husband After Kids.” My immediate thought was I need to get that book from the library pronto. I’m convinced my husband should read my mind, know what … Continue reading This Hard Season of Marriage

Guest Post On HVFH- This Hard Season of Marriage

Yesterday was a tough day for us.  It ended with conflict and tears.  The absolute worst way to end a day. Today, I logged onto Her View From Home, browsing to see what was new. I saw an article titled, "This Hard Season of Marriage," I thought I need some encouragement in my marriage today, … Continue reading Guest Post On HVFH- This Hard Season of Marriage

Tips on How to Keep your House Tidy with Kids

We all tend to land in different spots on the whole keeping the house tidy with little kids in the house thing.  Some of us just throw up our hands and let the chaos rule.  Others of us spend our days trailing behind our littles restoring our homes back to perfection as soon as possible. … Continue reading Tips on How to Keep your House Tidy with Kids

Eight Tips for Keeping a Connected Marriage While Parenting

  The old saying is first comes love and then comes marriage, right? That is true if you're lucky when you find a partner but is also true when making the giant leap into parenthood.  First you fall in love hard with this human. Miraculous, helpless, sweet baby and then life starts happening again and … Continue reading Eight Tips for Keeping a Connected Marriage While Parenting

Grow old with me, my love.

This weekend my better half turns 31.  We are officially entering our 30's and we are coming up on 10 years of marriage - I know it's insane.  We got married at the ripe young ages of 20 and 21.  I could not even legally consume wine at my own wedding.  I mean should people … Continue reading Grow old with me, my love.

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The past few years I've started the practice of writing a letter for my children giving them a little insight into my world on my birthday.  What prompted this was me wondering what my Mom thought and felt at my age and while she often tells me about her younger years but inevitably we loose … Continue reading 30

Married with babies… 6 years and learning…

So we have discovered that being married with babies is a lot different from just being married. Brent and I have always just got along pretty well (thankfully) and when we decided to get hitched and live together it was not hard... not to say we didn't fight or annoy each other but we both … Continue reading Married with babies… 6 years and learning…