Despite what the stock photos and Facebook updates seem to suggest, most women aren't spending afternoons laughing over salad and hanging with girlfriends.
Marriage is heavy, and children make it heavier. In order to keep our marriage from drowning, we have to sometimes shift some weight.
Like many kids, I grew up thinking that adults had gone through all the stuff, had figured it out in the process, and now dwelled in some distant, long sought land reserved for experienced people who knew the answers, set…
Leaving the house is overrated, and there's plenty of great television you haven't seen yet. So take a pass on date night.
Tired as the phrase may be, it truly takes a village. And sometimes, we're more surrounded and supported than we realize at first glance.
It was not my place to build the bridge between my husband and his daughter. But as the years have passed, I realize I can build my own.
If navigating divorce feels confusing to you, imagine how it feels for kids. Keeping these things in mind can make this new arrangement easiest for everyone.
Four days of status updates to express gratitude for my spouse? Fine. Should I start with the way his dirty clothes make it NEXT TO the hamper?
When things got tough, turning to the woman who shared nearly all of my life was more therapeutic than I could have imagined.