Newlywed Reflections

The First Year is Hard: What I learned from one year of being married

The early years of marriage tend to receive a negative connotation. These years are often described as the "hardest" or "difficult". As I have pondered this phenomenon and whether or not it has been true thus far in my life, I came to a few conclusions. Yes, the first year was hard but not in… Continue reading The First Year is Hard: What I learned from one year of being married

Newlywed Reflections

5 Things I Would Say to a New Bride Newlywed Reflections~Month 11

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections 1. Accept your spouse for who they are While you were dating you had the chance to evaluate your spouse and determine whether or not you could commit the rest of your life to being with them. By now you realize they are not perfect.… Continue reading 5 Things I Would Say to a New Bride Newlywed Reflections~Month 11

Lifestyle, Newlywed Reflections, Pregnancy + Baby

And Baby Makes 3 Newlywed Reflections~ Month 10

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections Get ready for baby Kramer coming October 2017! I realize my last post was a little bit on the sad side, looking back I realize my hormones were going crazy during that time and as a result, my perspective wasn't the clearest. I also had… Continue reading And Baby Makes 3 Newlywed Reflections~ Month 10

Newlywed Reflections

Being Married Young is Hard Newlywed Reflections~Month 9

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections Blogging is a platform to share one's story. Over the past 9 months, I've been sharing snippets from my experiences as a newlywed. Although there have been a lot of wonderful times, the last few months as I've shared have been hard. At times I… Continue reading Being Married Young is Hard Newlywed Reflections~Month 9

Newlywed Reflections

The Only Good Thing Newlywed Reflections~Month 8

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections I say to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing." Psalm 16:2 Sometimes it feels like life won't stop throwing snowballs at you. I know that sounds like a terrible analogy but it's winter and we're going to… Continue reading The Only Good Thing Newlywed Reflections~Month 8

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5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections The last month has not been fun. Between the end of the semester deadlines and ongoing car trouble, I've been struggling to not feel overwhelmed and stressed. At the same time, I'm incredibly grateful to our family for helping Mike and me over the past… Continue reading 5 Traits I’m Glad I Didn’t Settle on in my Husband Newlywed Reflections~Month 7

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

How I Learned to Cherish Each Moment Through Loss and Uncertainty Newlywed Reflections~Month 6

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections Yes, I skipped a month, I quickly wrote up a post that I was going to publish Monday. I just didn't feel right about publishing so late and I didn't feel it was my best work. I decided to start fresh and try to stay… Continue reading How I Learned to Cherish Each Moment Through Loss and Uncertainty Newlywed Reflections~Month 6

Newlywed Reflections

Why Marriage is Hard but Still Good Newlywed Reflections~Month 4

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections I love being married; it's something I've desired for a very long time. At the same time, I am very cognizant of this great privilege I have been bestowed at a somewhat young age. Marriage is the most incredible gift, it’s a deeply intimate relationship different from… Continue reading Why Marriage is Hard but Still Good Newlywed Reflections~Month 4

Marriage, Newlywed Reflections

Why You Should be Willing to Love What Your Spouse Loves Newlywed Reflections~Month 3

To read the rest of this series click here: Newlywed Reflections Yay 3 months, a quarter of a year! Time is just flying by. This summer has been pretty busy between birthdays, tournaments, work, bachelor/bachelorette parties, family and just keeping up with life. It has also been one of the greatest summers filled with late-night adventures,… Continue reading Why You Should be Willing to Love What Your Spouse Loves Newlywed Reflections~Month 3