The secret to a long life—laughing. The secret to a long marriage—laughing together.  Humor in a marriage is very important. I think finding the funny side to things can help.  My husband and I laugh a lot, even when we want to...
Loneliness is a road we all travel down one time or another. For single and divorced moms, loneliness during the holidays can feel excruciating. My loneliness is palpable on the holidays my children spend with their dad, even though...
Too exhausted for sex or exhausted from sex? Once upon a time, many eons ago . . . It was the latter. Today? Well, I think you know the answer. As do a great many moms around the globe. Whether you're...
Five years old—that is how old my firstborn is right now. When I was his age, I finally started to comprehend what it meant to have divorced parents. Before I started Kindergarten, my mom tried to explain to me...
As a kid, I don’t ever remember wanting to be a mom, you know like the girls who dreamed about it from a very young age. Not me. Maybe someday, but only one, maybe two kids - max, and if...
My three-year-old’s favorite toy is a straw cowboy hat that my husband and I got at a Berkshire Hathaway Happy Hour event twelve years ago. We had only been dating a couple of years at the time. Tonight, as I...
He just doesn't understand me! I have no idea what she wants from me? I try and try and try but it's never enough. Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. It's like you are speaking a different language! My husband and I...
Let me start off by saying, I knew this man would make a wonderful dad.   I had no exact measurement of this; he grew up the youngest in his family with no younger relatives. This guy had NEVER changed a...
It’s not very often when we can escape for a few hours and enjoy a classic date night. There are several pieces to the puzzle to pull off a successful one at that. There are reservations, showtimes, and childcare...
Date Night!   I always love hearing those words and the idea of what they bring: a much needed break; time to not JUST be parents, but to come together as a couple again.  Buuuuut, with littles and early bedtimes and...

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