Who knew that you could still struggle with “single parenting” when you are married? A couple is to raise children together- two combined: Isn’t that what we are taught? I am a control freak, I like things my way and I have been a single parent. So maybe you’re not single, but you are definitely flying […]
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What would you say in a letter to your younger self?
True life anonymom series:: We were on a break. Have you been here? Do you have advice for our anonymom?
On June 21, 1952 my grandparents were married in sunny San Diego. 65 years and 8 kids later, they might just be the sweetest couple to ever reside in our glorious city. If you don’t believe me, just look for them strolling around hand in hand at the San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, which […]
I still have to function through it. . . survive. . . and keep going as a mom, a friend, a business woman. I don’t have the option to curl up for days in a ball in my bed. I can’t drink myself into oblivion while caring for my little ones. It is not an […]
Dear Alcohol, I’ve thought about this letter long and hard, not knowing where to begin, but knowing I must write. I write because it’s how I process and this letter to you is a gift of truth to myself. You see, I have a hard time being vulnerable. Honest. Sharing my truth. I’ve learned that’s the […]
Dear “Other Woman,” I need to come to forgiveness, not for you, not for him, but for Me. I realize, my husband and I can not begin to rebuild our future without letting go of the past- the past you had with him. No matter how you try to justify it- it still was not the […]
When I had my second child, it became virtually impossible for me to get anything done during the day. My toddler was determined to mess up anything that I tried to clean and my newborn was pretty much only happy attached to my chest. Once my husband and I finally got them into bed each […]
As a licensed marriage and family therapist, I have done my fair share of couples counseling. As a wife, I have experienced my own personal ups and downs and learning moments over the past 5 years with my spouse. There are many ways to enhance your relationship with your partner but here are my top […]
Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for your significant other? Are you desperate to sneak away for a date with your husband? Are you sick of going on the same type of date over and over? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then I have the perfect solution for you! […]
Sometimes, you just need to get out and do something outside of your normal routine. After being with someone for awhile, my best advice is to try to learn something new about each other. It might help to set some off limit discussion topics on your date. Leave out talk about work, money and the kids to […]
It’s 1:40am and I just climbed back into bed after nursing our son back to sleep for the 3rd time since we put him down at eight. I noticed you’re awake enough to roll back into your slumber, when I slipped back under the sheets and I look at you with envy. I want to […]