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Dear Husband: I Miss Us

Dear Husband, As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I’m reminded our love has changed. While I adore my imperfect, non-Normal Rockwell life, I’ll admit sometimes I miss us. I know you miss us, too. The last two years of parenting has been a whirlwind of emotions. We put our lives on the back burner to give […]

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Date night: Overrated or Underestimated?

Date night: Overrated or Underestimated?

My husband is about as frugal as they come. It is a quality that over the years I have grown to love. He still wears shirts from the County Seat. If you’re unfamiliar with this popular 90’s chain store, it’s because it filed for bankruptcy and became obsolete nearly 20 years ago. Excuse me a […]

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Curiosity and Empathy: Remedy the Marital Tug of War

Curiosity and Empathy: Remedy the Marital Tug of War

Sometimes there’s this thing that creeps into our marriage. And our parenting. It’s not pretty. But, please tell me we aren’t the only ones. It’s kind of difficult to explain, but I think it’s a cross between a subconscious (alright, sometimes conscious) tally system, and a marital tug of war.  Eeek. I’ve already said too much. […]

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The First 63 Days With Three Kids: How To Survive

Sixty-three days of life with three kids. I know what I’m supposed to say: “I’m soaking up every second.” “It’s been the greatest joy.” ”We are adjusting wonderfully.” If you judge our life by Instagram posts, it appears we do nothing but smile and love on each other in our catalog clean outfits. Those photos […]

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A Letter to My Friend, As You Become Mama…

Dear friend, As you become Mama…. Your pictures flood my newsfeed and I can’t help but to “like” every one. Updated profile pictures from your maternity session, cover photos of your carefully curated nursery, and your weekly bump pictures all show you glowing in anticipation—your hands lovingly caressing your growing baby bump. I see your […]

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