When Appreciating Your Husband Takes Too Much Time

I never would have thought that time would be my worst enemy. Oh, I’ve heard the numerous warnings from moms and grandmas who have gone before me. “Don’t blink,” they said. “Cherish each moment,” they gently reminded. But did I realize how devious this thief posing as time would actually be? No. As a mom, I am pulled in about …

How Another Woman’s Loss Was My Gain

Most days are jam-packed with to-do lists (which I might complete half of), washing mounds of dishes and laundry, and refereeing wrestling matches in the living room. But on that rare, oh-so-sweet occasion that I actually have a few minutes ALL to myself (this may or may not be a dream), I like to stuff myself like a burrito into …

For Better or For. . .

I remember him in those days well. Those piercing blue eyes, that chiseled jaw line, and those juicy lips drew me in, and ultimately, his heart to relate to others as a career choice sealed the deal. This was the man I was going to marry. Our life together would be perfect with well-mannered and happy-all-the-time children. We would have …

Why Valentine’s Day Scares Your Husband

Valentine’s Day. It’s the ultimate frenemy of the holidays. You either love it or hate it. Every year the lovers scour the jewelry stores and flower shops for the perfect gift to give their “baes” while the haters don all black attire and throw anti-Valentine’s Day shindigs. We all know people who fall into each of these categories, but what …