My Thoughts on Parenting · The Inner Workings of My Mind

Being a Mommy

  Not all of us are lucky enough to have someone in our lives who makes the transition from mother to mommy. Regardless of how many hours of labor you went through, or whether or not you chose natural childbirth over the epidural, becoming a mother by giving birth to a child is the easy part.… Continue reading Being a Mommy

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

My Thoughts on Relationships · The Inner Workings of My Mind

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

My Thoughts on Relationships · Published Content · The Inner Workings of My Mind

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. Originally 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