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Our Secret To 20 Years of Marriage

Today is my 20th wedding anniversary. It’s my husband’s 20th wedding anniversary, too (funny how that works). I don’t necessarily share much about my husband here...

Folding, Unfolding

  Over the last handful of years, the dynamics of our family have come to rest on the dependence of me as the emotional and physical center. My husband travels a lot, my kids are very...

5 Reasons I’m Glad I Went to My Husband’s Holiday Work Party

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, and though I often enjoy mingling with friends and noshing on good treats, sometimes I’m less enthusiastic about attending my...

Do I Look Like the Scandalous Sort? {How I Met My Spouse: a #VlogMom Post}

I’ve recently joined a fabulous group of women across the internet to answer weekly questions with a video response. The group is known as #VlogMom, and we post every Thursday, on our...

“Weekend” Has a New Meaning Here

When I was a kid, weekend meant a mix of sleeping, television, homework, friends, and general relaxation. Growing into adulthood, weekend has meant projects, planning, and a flurry of our...

Top Ten Tuesday: How To Date Your Wife

Last year I shared my 10 Secrets to 17 Years of Marriage. In the post, I mentioned the importance of spending time together. Now that my husband and I have celebrated our 18th year of...

I’m Already Gone

I’ve been a bit distracted lately, and I’m not sure if you could tell from the pace or vibe here at the blog. We’ve had family in town, and…oh yeah…my husband...

The Dynamics of Having a Husband Who Travels

Once upon a time, my husband worked in an office, with other office folk, on a regular 7am-4pm schedule.  He came home for lunch every afternoon, and was home every weekend.  Maybe...