Worst Marriage Advice…Ever 6

Have you ever got some incredibly stupid advice about something? Bad advice giving especially seems to get out of control in regards to relationships, whether you are single or in a relationship. Before my husband and I got married, we got some great marriage advice, and some that was, well, less then great. When I reached out to find out what terrible advice other married couples have received I was surprised to find some of […]

Why Imperfection is Freedom 6

The days that I let my perfectionism get the better of me are the bad days. The days where I am beating myself up for the things I wanted to accomplish and didn’t. When I criticize other people in my life because they have fallen short of my expectations. When I stay frozen in fear because doing nothing is better than doing the wrong thing. When I embrace the imperfect, I surprisingly get more done. […]

Blogging: Oversharing vs. Vulnerability 13

I have been wrestling with a question the last couple of weeks. How can you be vulnerable on your blog without being too vulnerable? The types of blogs that I identify most with aren’t ones that are a constant stream of “5 Steps to…” posts, but rather ones that delve into the lives and feelings of the bloggers. But I think it is also possible to get too personal. It seems like there is a […]

Crap People Say to Each Other 2

I don’t think I will ever stop being surprised by the crap people say to each other. Words said in the heat of the moment to loved ones are understandable to some degree. After all, the more that we have invested in a relationship, the more you care about someone, the more upset you’re going to be when they do something stupid. But the things that I’ve heard supposed friends, people that hardly know each […]

4 Marriage Lessons I’ve Learned as a Newlywed 13

My husband and I have now been married for four months. Here are some reflections I have on that: Marriage is awesome. Marriage is hard work. Everyday I feel so lucky to have found the man I want to spend the rest of my life with. Sometimes my husband drives me crazy. Sometimes I feel like I’m killing it. Sometimes I struggle with wanting to be the perfect wife. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed. But, everyday […]