If you think your kids don’t pick up on what is going on with you — even when you don’t verbalize it — you are wrong. If you think your kids have no self-awareness, you are also wrong. Of course, some of our kids have more awareness than others. Number 6, my eight-year-old, is like […]
I need a hug.
Marriage continues to challenge me. Before I go any further, by acknowledging that I still struggle with many aspects of my marriage, I am in no way accepting full responsibility for all of the issues in it. Every time I write a post about my struggles in my marriage, someone inevitably comments with “it’s not all […]
20 Things You Can Do To Be a Great Parent
Yesterday I came across this question when I was wasting time on Facebook: “I’m going to be a first-time dad in a few weeks… I’m quite nervous! Does anyone have some helpful tips on how I can be a great dad? “ About a million things immediately popped into my head. It doesn’t matter whether you […]
A hug a day keeps the divorce lawyer away.
This foreclosure situation has taken a toll on me and my husband. The statistics vary, but the exact numbers don’t really matter — the number one cause of stress and divorce in a relationship is money. Or the lack of it. With my husband working and me working and one of us coming home when […]
Do hugs, not drugs. Unless Number 4 is involved. Then you might want to go with the drugs.
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