How Thinking Differently Can Improve Your Marriage

Young Woman Biting Her Finger Nail

  I remember clearly the day my thoughts about my husband changed.   And I remember how those new thoughts improved my marriage and gave me the man I had always wanted. Jim and I had been married for 20 years.  Throughout that time we’d struggled with one thing in particular: Jim’s financial irresponsibility.  He had made some poor […]


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New Pregnancy Law in Pennsylvania

Being a pregnant woman myself, I got a good giggle out of Pennsylvania’s latest law.  Can you guess what it is? Touching pregnant ladies tummy’s is now illegal in the state of Pennsylvania (source: MSN.com). What do you think?  Over the line or it’s about time?


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Facebook Rules for Married Couples

Facebook Rules for Married Couples

Today, I read a post on one of my friend’s blogs.  The post was entitled “Facebook Rules for Marriage.”  At first the title kind of took me by surprise.  Rules for marriage?  Really?  The more I thought about it though, the more I liked the concept.  It seems like a great idea to have mutually […]


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You know you’re pregnant when…

You know you're pregnant when...

You know you are pregnant when everything food related on Pinterest makes you sick instead of wanting to pin it. A friend of mine shared the above “You know you’re pregnant when…” status today and ever since then I keep thinking of more scenarios when you know you’re pregnant.  I hope you’ll enjoy my list […]


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Obsolete Words and Laughter

Obsolete Words

This is one of the reasons I love my husband so.  He always makes laugh.  You can check out the the list of 18 Obsolete Words for yourself.  I think they’re pretty hilarious! What’s one of the things you love about your significant other?


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Changes and Challenges

Changes and Challenges

My husband and I celebrated our first year anniversary in the air. We spent the majority of our day traveling from Southern California, where we used to live, to Northern Idaho, where we now live. Halfway through our 4o minute drive home from the airport, I asked Tim what had surprised him the most about […]


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To Train Up a Child

To Train Up a Child

I’ve wanted to write a review on this book, To Train Up a Child, for quite some time and after reading A Beautiful Rukus‘ negative review today I realized that this was the perfect opportunity.  Although we disagree, respectfully disagree, please know that I think she is a wonderful woman, writer, and blogging friend. Now […]


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To Have and To Hold

To Have and To Hold

As I sprayed the front porch with my water hose, dirt and bugs poured down the side of my house. Blasting those things was exhilarating. Everything came off under the pressure of that water. Everything except one big spider web. So I got a stool to stand on, edged in even closer, and blasted that […]


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Differences Between Nightmares & Night Terrors

The Difference Between Nightmares and Night Terrors

  Most parents know what it’s like to comfort their child after the occasional nightmare.  But what do you do when it’s a more alarming nightmare?  Could it be a night terror (or sleep terror)?  If your child’s fear is inconsolable, no matter what you’ve tried, it might be. While I haven’t experienced this myself […]


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