22 April 2014 ~ 1 Comment

I Cried Real Office Tears

If you’re a regular blog reader, you may have noticed that I’ve been on a little bit of a hiatus for the last couple of weeks. I haven’t abandoned the blog and run screaming into the night. But I have given myself a little time for a mental health break. With a new baby coming […]

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16 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

There Are No Prerequisites for Happiness

How have you chosen happiness in your life today in spite of your circumstances? 

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04 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Best of the Marriage Web: #ReadLove Edition

In honor of this month’s #ReadLove challenge, I’m posting the tweets that about marriage that made me smile this week. Here are my top 10: MarriageConcierge™ ‏@MarryConcierge  Apr 1 “Remember to always tell me you love me but also show me that you really care, by your actions” Love is an ACTION verb! #Marriage   Heavenly Angel […]

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03 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How to Spring Clean Your Marriage

How to spring clean your marriag

For Lent, I decided to embark upon a journey of de-cluttering my home through the 40 bags, 40 days challenge at White House Black Shutters. To be honest, I felt like I was pretty good at keeping clutter at bay, but as I’ve focused on getting rid of one bag of clutter each day, it’s […]

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02 April 2014 ~ 1 Comment

April Love Challenge: Read Love

April Love Challenge

  This month’s love challenge is to encourage yourself by reading a positive message about marriage each day. Recognize it or not, we are bombarded with negative information about marriage and relationships on a daily basis. To counteract the potentially damaging messages that threaten your happy home every day, you have to be pro-active in […]

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19 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

5 TV Shows I Can Watch With My Spouse

Bored couple watching TV

As my husband and I watch the whole The Wire series again from season one, I realize something that I’ve been ignoring for a long time. We are in desperate need of a new TV show to watch together. There are only a few television shows that fall into the category of watchable for the […]

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17 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What Five-Year-Olds Can Teach Us About Confidence

My five-year-old has a level of confidence that sometimes I wish I could capture and bottle for myself. If you ever need to learn how to give yourself affirmations, just listen to the sentences he uses about himself on any given day. “I’m going to be an artist someday. I’m the best artist ever.” “I’m […]

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14 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Best of the Marriage Web, Week of March 9

I’ve fallen off the wagon with my weekly round-ups, but this week I’m back to posting some of my marriage faves from around the web! Lots of good ones… Happy marriage, defined by the Happy Wives Club  How can Christians keep from having all the babies? Sex Within Marriage puts the options out there This couple […]

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13 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Why You Need to Ask Your Wife Out on a Date

  Image credit: shotsstudio / 123RF Stock Photo Before we got married, just like many couples my husband (then boyfriend) and I used to go out all the time. Sometimes it would be a mutually-planned night out with friends, sometimes we would both be out doing our own thing and meet up,  but most of […]

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12 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Marriage and Politics: Can you be Happily Married With Different Political Views?

Money, religion and politics; those three things we’re not supposed to talk about in “polite company.” Why? Because it’s way too easy to step on a toe with the wrong opinion and make the conversation go quickly South. But what about when your company isn’t that polite? Specifically, how do you deal with talking about […]

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