Marriage

But That Spouse Looks So Much Better Than Mine!

We’re all familiar with the idea of the grass being greener on the other side.  Someone else’s life is more fabulous, or more exciting, or just simply more desirable.  This definitely happens to marriages.  When I took to Facebook to do some crowd sourcing about spousal behaviors that are easier to compare, I got quite a… Continue reading But That Spouse Looks So Much Better Than Mine!

Marriage · Motherhood

How I Packed Up My Whole Life Without Losing My Mind*

*while it isn’t entirely accurate, I liked this title (thanks Renée A. Schuls-Jacobson!) so much more than my other choice, which was “It’s not moving until someone’s laughing maniacally.” Growing up, we moved a lot.  Like, approximately every two-and-half to four years. Downside: I was always the new girl.  Upside:  My family is expert at… Continue reading How I Packed Up My Whole Life Without Losing My Mind*

Marriage

Embracing Imperfection

I heard a story once about someone who was checking the references of a potential suitor.  She called the young man’s rabbi and asked him, “Does this person have an anger problem?”  The rabbi replied, “I don’t know.  He’s never been married.” So, haha, very funny.  But seriously, I don’t know if you’ve experienced this,… Continue reading Embracing Imperfection

Marriage

Clear Surfaces, Clear Mind. Part Two: Decluttering the Piano

It’s been over a month since I started this series, and, as if it senses its imminent demise, the clutter has accumulated with ferocity.  Okay, I know this has more to do with the insanely busy schedule I’ve had this past month (the concert was lovely, I will bli neder post about it sometime in… Continue reading Clear Surfaces, Clear Mind. Part Two: Decluttering the Piano

Marriage

Clear Surfaces, Clear Mind. Part One: Above the Fridge

I haven’t been reading much of the news from the bombing; it was making me far too sad.  My heart is aching for everyone in Boston, and for our country.  I mean, yeah.  It’s just heartbreaking.  But sometimes the best way to combat the evil and to show our enemies that our spirit will not… Continue reading Clear Surfaces, Clear Mind. Part One: Above the Fridge

Marriage · Perspectives of Marriage

The Perfect Marriage

One thing I’ve learned by blogging about marriage stuff is that everyone’s marriage is different.  I mainly found this out through this post where I suggested what I thought were universal tips that would help with marriage.  Boy, was I wrong!    One reason why different marriage advice works for different people is that we… Continue reading The Perfect Marriage