Let Your Husband Be A Jerk

This is not a blog post about your husband being allowed to treat you like dirt. I think we can all tell the difference between someone who doesn’t respect you and someone who just puts their foot in their mouth regularly. This is a blog post about understanding that your partner is a person outside …

Can You Discipline a Strangers Child?

We had a tough week in our house a couple of months ago. Our usually docile son started coming from school acting like a completely different person. He acted out like he has never done before and began saying really depressing things when he was punished. At one point he told me that we were …

6 Amazing Ways Marriage Changes You

I have been together with my husband since I was 15. Our relationship has evolved and changed so many times. We lived together for almost three years and had been dating for six when we tied the knot. Part of me felt like nothing would change. We would spend our time together in the same …

Daddy Rites of Passage

There are so many things that I wanted to experience with my parents growing up that seemed to fall to the wayside. Lifetime movies are full of families experiencing rites of passage that made me insanely envious. As a parent I couldn’t help but make lists of things I wanted to accomplish as a mother …