I’ve been thinking a lot about love and marriage, especially upon listening to “The Empowered Wife” podcast, and finishing the book “The Five Love Languages”. And today is my husband and my 9 year wedding anniversary! So it seemed appropriate to share my thoughts:Continue reading “Thoughts on Love and Marriage”
It’s A Wonderful Life
My husband graduated from Grad school. I am so incredibly proud!
I was reflecting on this and I realized that he had been back in school for 6 years…6 YEARS! Wow! In the midst of getting his Master’s, he:Continue reading “It’s A Wonderful Life”
Overcome Resentment Toward Your Husband
Ever since I read, “The Surrendered Wife“, I’ve been very in tune to what I see around me. And you know what I see? So many of us women resent our husbands, and ACCEPT that that’s the way things are (especially after children). And you know what? I get it! Because I am human too. But I also have hope that it isn’t the way things have to be.Continue reading “Overcome Resentment Toward Your Husband”
Balance In The Chaos of Family Life: Is It Even Possible?
The Search for Balance
Family life is so chaotic, especially this time of year, but we are committed to learning how to balance “it all”. Continue reading “Balance In The Chaos of Family Life: Is It Even Possible?”
Self-Care: Mind, Body, and Soul – in the Midst of Serving Others
I learned some new lessons in self-care last week and I was reminded of how much I need it. Last week was a whirlwind of my birthday, Halloween, everyone catching colds and a mouse in the house. The latter resulted in about 5 additional loads of laundry and sanitizing every imaginable surface. Needless to say, I am emotionally drained. (Reality check: I have limits and I need breaks.) So, Saturday night I told my husband that I was going out for the morning. My Sunday plans were: Continue reading “Self-Care: Mind, Body, and Soul – in the Midst of Serving Others”
Feel like you are doing things the wrong way?
The Wrong Way
Do you ever feel like you are doing things the wrong way? In the wrong order? You may be doing things on a different timeline from your peers, you may feel you should already be married or have kids or have a dream career. You may feel you disappointed your parents because you followed a different path than what they hoped for. No matter what your perception of “the right way” is, and how far you are from it, there is still hope for you. Continue reading “Feel like you are doing things the wrong way?”
19 Ways to Have a Successful Marriage
True love isn’t something you “fall in to” it is something you do, day in, day out , through sickness and in health. A marriage succeeds because of love – caring more for the other’s happiness. Continue reading “19 Ways to Have a Successful Marriage”
7 Things I Had to Accept to Wake Up Early
I’m not a morning person.
But I have goals, and I have kids. And I feel so much better when I am the first one to wake up. So I decided to start waking up at 5:30 A.M. to be dressed, have my makeup on, prayers said and to work on my blog for a bit before my kids wake Continue reading “7 Things I Had to Accept to Wake Up Early”
All That Glitters Is Not Gold
Society tells you it’s good to be popular, rich, famous, go to prestigious universities and receive high honors and accolades, have highly successful careers , etc. Continue reading “All That Glitters Is Not Gold”