What NBC’s Parenthood Show Taught me about Love {No Major Spoilers}


faith, Family, Life, Marriage, motherhood, parenting, Random

  {I tried hard to use general examples from the show so there aren’t any major spoilers as long as you know the basics.} Six years ago my husband and I started watching NBC’s Parenthood show and last week we watched the last curtain close. Not to get all sentimental and silly but I’m really […]

February 1, 2015

The Day My Husband became My Hero


Marriage, Random

This is a story about how my husband won my heart by rescuing my beloved Kitty. I love my Kitty. You might think she is ugly. But I won’t hear it. Kitty is beautiful. Even if she is missing one eye. There’s a reason for it, and I’ll tell you all about it. But first, […]

October 27, 2014

My Family IS my Passion


Marriage, motherhood

Lately I’ve been thinking about “passion” – What am I passionate about, what are my passions in life? As moms we hear about this a lot – Don’t forget to make room for you and your passions. While that sounds nice and dreamy, I’ve always kind of scoffed at the idea. What mom (with young children dependent […]

April 9, 2014

101 Tips for a Happier Marriage {Book Review AND Giveaway!}


**Give-away**, Book Review, Books, Marriage

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing a book as part of my work with CatholicMom.com – 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage: Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other by Jennifer Roback Morse and Betsy Kerekes of The Ruth Institute. I have to say that I am very impressed and […]

February 13, 2014

5 Marriage Maintenance Tips


Marriage

In the spirit of National Marriage Week, I’d like to share a little something my pastor wrote in our Sunday bulletin last week that I thought was good. He didn’t title it so I’ll call it – When you let your marriage just “sit”, it’ll eventually get rusty and break down, just like your car. […]

February 10, 2014