Marriage, Motherhood, Pregnancy + Baby

4 Ways To Stay Connected with Your Husband After Having a Baby

Becoming a mother has been a transformative experience. I can live on a lot less sleep than I thought, I can be awoken from the deepest of sleep if I hear my baby stirring and I care much less about my needs or wants now that I have this little life depending on me. However,… Continue reading 4 Ways To Stay Connected with Your Husband After Having a Baby

Marriage, Uncategorized

My Husband Bought Me Donuts and I Cried…

My husband bought me donuts and I cried. Maybe it's because I'm hormonal. Even though I'm six months postpartum. I cried because of his kindness. These six donuts were around $20. These were not ordinary donuts. They were locally made foodie, novelty, bakery donuts. That we drove 20 minutes to get at a chic downtown… Continue reading My Husband Bought Me Donuts and I Cried…

Marriage, Personal Growth

Loving My ADD Husband

My husband was diagnosed with ADD as a child. As a result, he found it difficult to focus in a traditional school setting. The decision was made to homeschool him. He thrived being able to complete his schoolwork in the morning and expound his boundless energy playing the rest of the day. His ADD wasn't… Continue reading Loving My ADD Husband

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

Relationships, Singleness

Thoughts on Singleness: How I Conquered Feeling Lonely, Unwanted and Not Good Enough

I write a lot on this blog of marriage and my experiences being married. I write about this topic because it's relevant to my life at this point. However, before this current season, I spent a lot of time being single. I've written a few posts about those days: Just Wait, When Everyone Else is… Continue reading Thoughts on Singleness: How I Conquered Feeling Lonely, Unwanted and Not Good Enough

Newlywed Reflections, Uncategorized

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

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