I’ve noticed that when I don’t have time to think about sex, I’m not in the mood when opportunity (aka my husband) knocks. My husband has also noticed this and one day he asked me what helps me get in...
I have wanted to write this piece for many months, but kept putting it off. Life got in the way. School drop offs, crazy schedules, and so many meetings and obligations. Though this is a blog geared towards women...
I've been married for a *few* years, and I straight up do NOT have it all figured out.  Marriage and communication is like a hot-button topic, isn't it? We all want to know "what works" for someone else's marriage, but...
As our allowed 45 minutes of therapy came to a close, the therapist looked at us and cheerfully said, "Well, you're not in crisis. This is good. I'll see you next week!"  My husband and I looked at each other......
My husband is starting to learn me well, and it’s really beautiful. One morning I cried after I dropped the kids off at school. There are days that I hold it together just until the third child gets out of the...
Let’s talk about sex, baby…talk about it in counseling. I hate sex. I hate it a little less than I used to, but I hate sex, and I have a history of hating it. No, I’m not the victim of...
When we married, we two became one. We just forgot to apply that to our Christmas traditions. It looked like he won it in a crane arcade game. Thin, gold tinsel lined the white plastic star, studded in even intervals...
  Let’s be honest, as parents, it is hard to have time for our own hobbies. For goodness sake, I wake up at 4:30 in the morning just so I can workout without a child sitting on me while I...
The greatest compliment I ever received was delivered just after I returned from maternity leave the first time. A co-worker hired while I was home wanted to get to know me. She said the only thing she had heard about me was... You love your husband.
Some of the best advice I have ever received came from a friend who married early. She told me that with every little change in your married life comes a new rhythm, and you must find it together. I...

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A Change in Seasons | East Texas Moms

Interestingly enough, I started this post several weeks before Snowmaggedon 21 hit Texas. This post means way more to me now than it did...