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Dear Husband, Please Stop Getting Hotter

Dear Husband, I’m not trying to pick a fight, but there’s something you’ve been doing for a while now that really gets on my nerves, so I need to say something… You’ve been getting hotter. And it’s a problem. When we first got together seven years ago, you and I were roughly equal on the […]

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That Time My One-Year-Old Locked Me Out of the House With Her Inside

How do you know when your baby has become a toddler?  Some would say it’s when they begin walking and talking.  I’d say it’s when they start making mischief. The other day, I was home with Chloe (16 months) and my mother-in-law.  We stepped outside the front door for some fresh air, with Chloe toddling […]

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10 Things “Friends” Taught Us About Marriage

Congratulations to one of our favorite “Friends!” Rachel—I mean Jennifer Aniston—has tied the knot with longtime boyfriend Justin Theroux, and Monica—I mean Courteney Cox—stood up for her as Maid of Honor. If only Joey could have officiated. Despite the recent rash of celebrity divorce announcements, I have high hopes for Jennifer. She took her time, […]

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What I Just Learned About Blogging, Controversy and Respecting My Readers

In case you missed it, I wrote a piece last week about Amal Alamuddin taking George Clooney’s last name when they married. In the article, I said I was disappointed that such a professionally accomplished woman would choose to follow what I consider to be an outdated tradition. My Carriage Before Marriage Facebook community in […]

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Is Blogging Bad For Your Marriage?

A brilliant blogger I follow, Glennon Melton of Momastery, recently announced she was separating from her (super hot) husband.  This was unnerving.  Lately, it seems like the big lady bloggers’ marriages have been crumbling like cookies (see: Mighty Girl and Dooce). Could be pure coincidence.  If half of all marriages end in divorce, some of […]

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