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How Motherhood Has Changed Me

I “met” Meredith when she popped over to my blog one day from SITS.  Her blog, Perfection Pending, is one I can really relate to, as I’ve written more than a few times about coming to terms with my own wonderful imperfection.  So, when I saw that Meredith had a guest post series encouraging mothers… Continue reading How Motherhood Has Changed Me

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

How I met my husband

Today is the 10-year anniversary of 9/11.  I feel funny about posting something without making reference to this national milestone.  My husband and I met almost 6 years after the tragic events of that day, and by then, life had largely returned to what is the new normal.  For people more closely connected with the… Continue reading How I met my husband

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: The more you give, the more you have

This is going to be a short one, as I am totally exhausted right now!  Less than two weeks until the concert.  Whoa! With physical possessions, once you give something away, it’s not in your possession anymore.  If you start off with two apples, and you give one apple to your husband, you only have… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: The more you give, the more you have

Marriage

It’s the Little Things

I once had a co-worker who vented to me about how much she despised making lunch for her husband.  She described making him a sandwich, pantomiming how she would slap the ingredients down and slam the sandwich halves together, all while muttering under her breath.  It all looked rather violent to me.  I remember thinking:… Continue reading It’s the Little Things