Improving My Marriage With Lists To Love By | Book Review

Can a list a day keep marital complications away? Perhaps not, but thanks to the Lists to Love by Books by Mark and Susan Merrill, I’m happy to say that my husband and I feel better equipped and that we are even more intentional about keeping a happy marriage. The Lists to Love By Books were sent to me for review and I must say, I am quite impressed with what we’ve read and with the effect that it has had on our marriage. In two […]

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Forget Everything That Social Media Has Taught You About Marriage And Children

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I had a great laugh with one of my best friends the other day about a meme with two toddlers staring outside of a glass door. The caption read something like, “Imagine coming home to this every day”. Albeit, the children were beautiful but I have to be honest. While I would momentarily swoon over their undeniable cuteness, I would immediately wonder 1) what type of mess would be waiting for me on the other side of that door and 2) what in the world […]

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Keys To A Happy and Healthy Relationship// Featuring My Husband Nathan

My husband Nathan and I were talking about what we think makes our marriage a happy marriage and we came up with a few things that we consider to be ‘keys” to maintaining a happy and healthy relationship. There’s a lot more to add to this list such as faith, praying together and respect but the five on this list are still pretty important. Check out our conversation: Trust Nathan: “Trust your partner enough to know that when they say they’re doing something, they’re actually […]

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Is He Really The One? Questions To Ask Yourself Before Choosing Forever?

So you meet a nice guy, you fall in love and go steady for a while—naturally, the next step seems to be marriage. But have you really taken the time to think things through? My husband and I always giggle a little when we see large, extravagant weddings because we know from first-hand experience that there is nothing glamorous about marriage (don’t get me wrong! We love weddings). The truth is, it’s hard work. So if you’re going to do it, you want to make […]

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My Beautiful Blended Family

Over the last week or so, I’ve seen a lot of people share their feelings about the relationship between singer, Ciara, her NFL boyfriend Russell Wilson, and her young son, Future, that she has with rapper, Future. Apparently, a lot of people seem to disagree with her decision as a mother to introduce her son to her boyfriend, so I figured I’d share my story. When I was 20 years old, I became pregnant. I was off to college and I was nowhere near ready […]

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