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10 little things that help make a difference in your marriage

Always greet each other warmly It can be easy to greet your spouse with exhaustion due to a long day at work, or from being with the kids all day. Try your best to put the day behind you and greet your spouse with a warm smile. I understand that there will be days where greeting your spouse in this way will be harder than other days, but try your best to make this a daily practice. Always give each other a kiss hello & goodbye No matter the day, mood, or time, kissing your spouse when you first see…

A letter to my best friend without kids

Hey girl, It’s not you. It’s me. Life with young children is busy, exhausting, messy, and at times overwhelming. I promise I don’t intentionally try to ignore you when you call, but life with a toddler is pretty chaotic without any dull or quiet moments. I guess I could answer your call when I am in the middle of my son throwing a tantrum, or when I am cooking, cleaning, picking up food from the floor or off of my son’s face. But I want to give you my undivided attention and…

And Suddenly You Were ((NOT)) My Everything…

I know. Sounds a little harsh, right? Let me explain. I have always heard about the instant bond or connection that happens between a new mom and her baby the second the baby is born. I heard this “natural bond” is especially true if you are adopted like I am. Well, I am here to tell you that this “connection” isn’t always the case for every new mom. I think a lot of moms feel ashamed if they don’t have an instant connection with their newborn baby. And for this same reason…

Date Night Tips for Parents

Hi Parents! When you are a parent it is very important to have date night. This article gives a few tips on how to turn those dates into a success! Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our kids that we forget about our spouse, and most of the time there is no other way. Obviously our children need us to care for their everyday needs, but your spouse needs you too! That is why it is important to set some time aside to be together. I put together 4 Date Night Tips to help you get back to dating…