Tag: spouse

terribletwo

Pushing Through the Terrible Twos

My daughter has never been "easy." She's always been a good sleeper (with a major hiccup during the toddler bed transition) and a great...
year of dates

A Year of Dates

Last year for my husband's birthday, I didn't get him any presents. Instead, I got him a year of dates! If you're like us (and...
marriage

4 Things I’ve Learned to Help Keep a Marriage Happy

I have a confession: I am terrible at small talk. It’s like I walk into a party or a casual get together with acquaintances and...
date nights

Anniversary Dinner Date Nights in Colorado Springs

My husband and I just celebrated 8 years of marriage (wahoo!) Now more than ever, getting out of the house and into a restaurant...
20 years

20 Years After Saying I Do… I’m Questioning if I Still...

I honestly can't believe it's been 20 years since we stood in front of our family and friends, and said "I do." For richer...
21 years

21 Years and Counting… the Good, the Bad, and the Laughs

Recently, my husband and I celebrated 21 years of wedded bliss. Twenty-one years of marriage means I’ve been married to my husband for longer...
traveling spouse

6 Tips for Surviving a Traveling Spouse

Over the years, I've accumulated a few tips and tricks for surviving those 1- to 2-week-long trips in which my spouse is traveling and...
beer

From Beer Hater to Seasoned Sipper

I’m a 40-something wife, mother of two, teacher, writer… and beer lover. In fact, my husband and I can often be found spending our “date...
husband

Dear Husband… Thanks for Showing Up

It’s February and you know what that means …. Valentine’s Day! It’s the day to buy overpriced flowers and stuffed animals and chocolates. It’s...
date night

20 Date Night Adventures in Colorado Springs

Mamas -- remember the first few weeks of dating your spouse? Where every date night was filled with excitement and anticipation...careful planning...no distractions...  It...