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A Change in Priorities

A Change in Priorities: Remembering the Importance of Marriage in the Midst of Motherhood

My mind has been spinning with questions since May 4, 2012. It started the moment I finally saw the word “pregnant.” First, my questions revolved around what I was putting in and on my own body. What superfoods would support my baby’s growth and brain development? Which household cleaners and chemicals should I avoid? Should […]

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Why We Are Waiting to Get Married

Why We Are Waiting to Get Married

My love story is everything, but a fairy tale. It goes a little something like this: Once upon a time, a beautiful princess met a guy at work. She liked this guy and luckily, one day the princess got to work on a project with him. They fell in love and one day they went […]

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At Home Date Night Ideas

Bringing Date Night Back Home

“So we’re supposed to plot out our level of marital satisfaction, starting when we were newlyweds all the way to today…,” my voice trailed off. I knew where this was going. After all, this chart was in The Marriage Checkup book my husband had picked up earlier in the week, and if your husband is […]

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When Marriage is on the Backburner

When Marriage is on the Backburner

He hung through one side of the mini-van wrangling one screaming toddler, and I doubled over through the other side trying to swing the infant carrier into the latch while in-between us one unnamed little one shoved another unnamed little one because they were taking too long to hike over the clogged center aisle and […]

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8 Tips for Making Time Out Work in Your Home

Suzie threatens Johnny with a time out. When Johnny’s behavior does not relent, she places him in a corner, chair or zone for a series of minutes (often corresponding to his age), with no toys, no attention, talking or eye contact.  If Johnny attempts to leave the determined spot, Suzie enters a power struggle with Johnny and replaces him in the […]

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