How We Went From Sharing to Selfish

In any kindergarten class… Kids sit together at a table, on any given day. They color. They bicker over the blue crayon or the yellow. That’s usually when you hear a teacher say “children, please share, sharing is caring” Everyone hears it. We all know it. Why do we choose to ignore this? Sure… There …

15 Key Ways To Have Long-Term Relationship Success

When it comes to long-term relationships, everyone wants to know what the secret is to a successful relationship. People often have relationship questions like, “what is a healthy relationship?” or “how do I have a successful relationship?” The answers to these questions are simpler than one might think. When it comes to dating advice or …

Crossing the Chasm in Communication – Cats and Dogs

Parenting is an awesome experience. And, it’s a challenge. Sometimes, your kids are amazing. Sometimes, it feels like you’re raising wild animals and every step forward is like pulling teeth. Or nailing jello to a wall. One of the challenges is that as you’re raising them, they are literally building up an internal map of …

7 ways to motivate your kid to brush their teeth (Guest Post Days)

You know that brushing your child’s teeth or having your child brush is important.  You want them to brush, but they just won’t do it.   Before you lose your cool let’s talk about some ways to motivate your child to brush their teeth.  Big kids around the age of 4-7 are an interesting group.  They …

Two Reasons Parenting is Unequal Between Men and Women

We moms are always on the go, whether it’s child-related or work-related. Between fulfilling the roles of Spouse, Career, and Parent, when do we get “me” time and why is that important to have? And why is it that, stereotypically, the husband comes home and scoffs at the stay at home mom who says, “I …

What is Healthy and Unhealthy Sex in Marriage?

*This post may have affiliate links Sex, something we enjoy, that brings us not only physical pleasure but the emotional connection to our partners, can be more complex than one would assume. Sex is something that should be fun, passionate, playful, creative, and intimate. Sex requires trust because sex is vulnerable. Sex shouldn’t involve fear, abuse, …

The Importance of Child Attachment And Bonding

*This post may have affiliate links One day we are a parent, and we have this new baby that depends solely on us. Our job is to take care of our child, be aware of their needs, and be attuned to our child’s personality and respond accordingly. Some of us are naturals, and others struggle. …

5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas

*This post may have affiliate links I wrote in January about how to bring romance back to your marriage, and if you’ve read that, maybe you already have Valentine idea’s planned. I know that this year, given Valentine’s is on a Wednesday, we planned to celebrate Valentine’s on the weekend instead. I personally believe every …

Four Ways To Get Your Husband To Take The Night Shift

*This post may have affiliate links I posted a couple weeks ago about how parenting is teamwork. In this post, I am going to talk about why you moms should encourage your spouses to help you out, despite their busy lives. In marriage, you two are equals and are supposed to share responsibilities as equally …

In-House Separation

Last Married Mondays post, I talked about ways to recover from affairs and betrayals. In that post, I just touched on the very beginning stages of recovering from affairs, betrayals, and lies. Today I am going to be talking about when extreme measures need to be taken by the betrayed partner. There comes a time, …