My Thoughts on Relationships · The Inner Workings of My Mind

The Messes We Make

  Families can be messy. With a quick swipe of a paper towel, some messes can be cleaned up easily. While other messes saturate the fabric of our lives, leaving a gruesome blemish on an otherwise gorgeous canvas. I have been privy to both types of messes. Neither is ideal, but if I had to… Continue reading The Messes We Make

My Thoughts on Relationships · The Inner Workings of My Mind

Why Sweeping It Under the Rug Will Never Be My Thing

  Conflict amongst family and friends is never fun. Sadness, anger and hurt are just some of the emotions that appear during hard times. And who wants to deal with that, right? Well…I do. When there is an elephant in the room, rather than pretending it doesn’t exist, I always opt to stab it with… Continue reading Why Sweeping It Under the Rug Will Never Be My Thing

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Our Dog, Zoey

  Dogs. Who would have thought that I could love a dog? Like really love a dog. On any given day of my life, if you asked if I was a dog person, I wouldn’t hesitate to say yes. But I have never been one of those over the top, “my-dog-is-my-life” kind of people. Once… Continue reading Our Dog, Zoey

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When An Ex Can’t Let Go Of The Hatred

When exes physically insert themselves into your life, it is most commonly known as stalking. However, in many cases, exes indirectly connect themselves to you, ensuring that they are still in your life, while eliminating a legal stalking charge. With the power of social media, pursuing someone who is unaware of your interest in them is extremely simple and is… Continue reading When An Ex Can’t Let Go Of The Hatred

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How to Stay in Love When You’re Married with Kids

Don’t wait for the random date night. The secret lies in what you do every day. Previously published on The Good Men Project on 8/30/16.   https://goodmenproject.com/marriage-2/stay-love-youre-married-kids-hlg/   Spending years loving someone often reveals hidden quirks that help keep a relationship alive.  Dissecting your relationship (rather than your partner) to find these hidden gems can… Continue reading How to Stay in Love When You’re Married with Kids

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Divorce-This Is How We Do It

Mid-divorce or post-divorce life with your ex doesn’t have to be ugly. My husband, myself and my ex hanging out at our wedding.  Yes…we all really are friends!     Previously published on BLUNTmoms on October 5, 2015     This past May, as the officiant welcomed guests to my wedding, I stole a glance at the… Continue reading Divorce-This Is How We Do It

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My Husband is Annoyingly Good at Everything

  Have you ever met a person who is good at everything? Well I have…and I married him. I may be biased, but my husband consistently demonstrates his creative genius. Over the years, he has morphed into a cake decorator, a jewelry designer, a wood carver and a landscape artist. He also excels in the music… Continue reading My Husband is Annoyingly Good at Everything

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Working Relationships

Featured Post on BLOGHER April 10, 2015 For those who are fans of Sex and the City, do you remember when Samantha asked Charlotte how often she was happy in her relationship?  Well, do you remember Charlotte’s answer?  If not, here it is: “Every day. Well, not all day every day but yes, every day.”… Continue reading Working Relationships