Stacy Hanna, what are you thinking?! How could you possibly deprive your child from the classic childhood experience of Santa Clause–It goes hand-in-hand with being a kid. Kids need to experience magic, make believe and wonder. I understand this can come as a shock. I know so many people who look back on their childhood … More Karaline, There is no Santa Claus
I have often referred to marriage as a partnership. After all, once you’re married you have to compromise, right? Give up part of what you want and your spouse should meet you half way- 50/50. I viewed relationships and marriage like that until I got married. Andrew, my husband, challenged me in this by … More Is Marriage 50/50?
We all have triggers; things about this world that make our hearts race with anger and hatred but also things that ignite a passion inside of us to make truth known. Both of those elements combine within my heart and soul when it comes to one specific issue. Until I met my husband, I knew … More Pornographic Delusions
“A Baby-Tude?! Are they pregnant?!” No. Not that we know of at least. I’m not about to announce a pregnancy. Rather, I want to discuss an attitude that I think is tragically gaining momentum in our society and is, in fact, contributing to a lesser view of children and humans in general. I’m talking about the … More Baby-Tude
Everyone who has ever dated, or is currently dating, let’s have some “real” talk. Tell me if this has not been you at some point; you have sought advice about your relationship and as you are listening, those you have sought out are talking about some difficulty you may encounter or a potential thing to … More Engagement Snobbery
Laying in my bed a few weeks ago, I took a moment to rest amidst a busy Saturday of cleaning and cooking. Letting my body slowly sink into the memory foam, I breathed out deeply and allowed my eyes to start wondering around the room. I saw the furniture my parents gave to Andrew and … More The Stranger In My Bed
Marriage is desired for so many reasons. Some are excited to finally have commitment, some hope for unconditional love, some dream of the glory of the wedding day itself, some anticipate sweet romantic moments that build upon each other for a lifetime, some believe that marriage will solve all of their problems, some await sexual … More Happily Ever After or Hell on Earth?