When you’ve been married for 4 years, together for 8, romance is naturally not that same as it once was when we were falling in love. To me, falling in love and being in love are two very different feelings. Understanding that is sometimes more complicated than one thinks. We think, “Why doesn’t it feel […]
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Maybe you’re like me, and you are in a busy season of life right now. So busy that you can barely find time to plan a date night out! Knowing the importance of dating in my marriage, I really needed to find an alternatative to trying to constantly plan date nights out that weren’t actually […]
Last year we embarked on a journey of self-care at San Diego Moms Blog. We decided 2017 would be the year we would be intentional about taking care of ourselves. The first thing I did was sit down and write out a list of what I needed to feel my best. I really enjoy reading […]
When was the last time you heard someone say their husband is a great person, an extraordinary person? Now when was the last time you heard someone say their husband is lazy, inattentive, selfish and distant? The latter is the much more popular one, but all husbands aren’t terrible. Some of us are fortunate enough […]
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 […]
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 […]