Goodbye Valentine's Day!

Why my husband and I are saying good riddance to Valentine’s Day. We as a couple have decided after our almost 12 years together that Valentine’s Day as whole is just not needed.

Reconnecting & Being friends with an introvert.

As we grow older our relationships with our friends change just like time changes us. Sometimes, we out grow old friendships for one reason or the other, it happens. It can be because we have matured faster than others or our priorities change in life, whatever the case maybe, it does not sting any less to loose a connection with someone who you once held dear.

Filling In Holes: Past & Present

Family for a lot of us is supposed to be about those known to us, those we grow up with and grow old beside. But there are those of us who have massive holes and or questions about where we came from and who we really are. I am one of those people, who has a ton of questions and holes in the family history.

The roles in a home

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. George Bernard Shaw We should not look to our past when we are making way for our future, and that includes how we raise our children, what we teach them and how we show them how to be…

Don’t take your loved one for granted.

Sometimes, we forget the one who is at home, taking care of the house, the kids and animals, does it not because they have to, but because they want to.  They take care of all the little things that make our life functional and complete and it is easy to forget that from time to…

Unconditional Love

  At its very definition unconditional love seems like something out of a fairytale, something that many of us are unsure if we have ever truly encountered in our lifetime. Unconditional love is generally something that we as mothers and fathers give to our children without question, but outside of the parent and child relationship is…

Share your proposal story and be featured!

I will be sure to share my horror story one [My ex-husband] here with you guys soon. I have already shared my other one on the blog I will link it below, in case you want to read it. <3 U.M. This is the post with his [my husbands] proposal here <3 it was short and simple…

Blended Families

The definition of a blended family is simple but the living within a family is not always simple. To state the definition: A family that is formed when separate families are united by marriage or other circumstance; a step-family. Various kinship or non-kinship groups whose members reside together and assume traditional family roles (Barker, 2003,…

Pass it on

What can I say about those people I have lost, what can I say about what they have passed on through me…Well, let’s see… From my Dad, to love with my whole heart no matter what. From my Papa, that money is just that, money, no matter what happens in life or what comes our…

Family

You know there used to be a time when if you needed anything, family & friends would come together and help out. Didn’t matter if they knew how to do something or not if you needed them they were there. I miss those days, I do! I can remember being little and family & friends…