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3 Things Being In A Crappy Marriage Teaches You

I’m blessed to be in an awesome marriage. My husband is amazing and works really hard to provide for our family. I’ve never met someone who’s more ambitious in my life, which is a lot of the reason why I married him in the first place. We’re both goal-oriented and extremely motivated. I actually can’t […]

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Parents Do Weird Things On Date Night

Date night is a must.  It’s important to be able to sit down together and have a meal that doesn’t involve telling your toddler to get his feet off the table, cutting someone else’s meat, or negotiating about how many bites of green beans will lead to dessert being served. But try as we might, […]

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The Real Truth About Marriage

When you get engaged, you’ve got a picture in your head of what it will look like to be married. But marriage is one of those things where you think you know, but you have no idea.  I’d be willing to bet that the image of marriage you have in your head, the one shaped […]

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VIDEO – Flower Girl Takes Her Duties Seriously!

VIDEO – Flower Girl Takes Her Duties Seriously!

Weddings are really important. We can all agree on that. The flower girl in this video is certainly taking her job seriously!  She knows just what to do. Listen as she explains her role and weddings in general to her dad who just does not understand on the next page. You have GOT to see […]

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Surviving The Holidays With In-Laws

The holidays are stressful enough as it is, sometimes adding in-laws to the equation is just enough to send you over the edge! Escaping encounters with the in-laws unscathed can be tricky.  When you add Christmas to the equation, it just gets harder.  You don’t want to be a scrooge, you want to be loving and […]

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How To Protect Your Marriage From Toxic In-Laws

Do you struggle in your relationship with your in-laws? Sometimes it’s a mutual failing to compromise and communicate between you and the in-laws. Other times, well, some people are just toxic. How can you avoid putting your spouse in the middle?  What can you do to keep your bad relationship with toxic in-laws from poisoning […]

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Stupid Stuff New Parents Fight About

I tell all my friends that the first year with a new baby is the hardest on your marriage.  There are so many things you don’t realize you’ll fight about, stuff you don’t even know you care about or should care about before you have a kid.  The adjustment can be a really tough and […]

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How To Have More Sex After Baby

My husband and I are counting down.  We’ve marked it on the calendar. In less than two weeks, we’ve got the green light to restart the engine on our sex life. I’m pretty excited about it, in case you can’t tell. I had our second child 4 1/2 weeks ago. She’s beautiful and she was so […]

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You’ll Never Love Each Other Like You Used To

How many times did some well-meaning stranger offer up their unsolicited advice when you were a newlywed? How often did someone tell you what they thought you should know about marriage? It’s so commonplace these days – everyone is so quick to offer up their advice and encouragement (or even criticism). It doesn’t really matter whether or […]

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A Dad’s Perspective On His Wife Not Wanting To Be Touched

Do you ever have days with the kids that are so rough that by the time your husband comes home you just want to be left alone? Are there ever times when you just don’t want to be touched? Personal space can be a difficult issue, especially when you have babies and toddlers and you […]

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Marriage Advice I Wish I Could’ve Said To Myself 20 Years Ago

Don’t we all wish we could go back to our younger selves and give some much needed advice? What would you tell your former self? This wife, mother, and successful New York Times best-selling author has learned a lot in the last 22 years about what marriage is and isn’t. What’s important and what’s not. […]

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Long Distance Love

It’s getting close to the day, all those years ago, that my now husband and I met. It was April 20, 2007. We were both at Panera Bread – about an hour from where we each called home. We immediately hit it off and the first six or so months of our relationship were overshadowed […]

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A Reflection On Valentine’s Day Gifts For Him

Hope you had a great Valentine’s Day weekend last weekend! I had such a hard time trying to find my husband a gift for Valentine’s Day that. Why does it have to be so hard for us girls? Men are notoriously hard to buy for.  Why, you may ask.  Because, in my experience, if they […]

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[Video] Girlfriend’s Adorable Reaction To Clever Photo Booth Wedding Proposal

[Video] Girlfriend’s Adorable Reaction To Clever Photo Booth Wedding Proposal

Ahhh-love is in the air-and this young man, Kevin Moran, pulled off a pretty clever way of popping the question! On a recent Reddit post, Moran explains how it all went down. On their seventh anniversary Kevin and his high school sweetheart, Molly McGinnis, took special pics in a photo booth. They were special alright, […]

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Wedding Anniversary Surprise

Wedding Anniversary Surprise

This is an incredibly sweet video! Her and her husband had to work on their 7 year anniversary, so couldn’t celebrate that night. So she surprised him by putting on her wedding dress and standing at the door when he came in. You could see his heart melting with love when he see her! So […]

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39 Questions You Must Ask Your Partner Before You Get Married

What are the important questions to ask your future spouse before you marry them to make sure that you two are indeed meant to be? For each couple, there may be slightly different questions that would measure their own ideal partner. Do you know what those questions would be for you? Continue on the next […]

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