my husband

What makes a marriage work?

October 23, 2014
Lane wedding

Haven’t you ever wondered the answer to that question? I remember when I was engaged I would often ponder little tricks and tips that would hopefully make my soon-to-be nuptials last a lifetime. I knew it was right for me; I knew I would put in the work, but I still wanted to find some …

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My husband is my parenting partner and so much more

May 6, 2014
J and A

Sometimes I wonder if it really is 2014. I got a pitch last week in my inbox for recipes even Dad can handle. Wait, what? My husband is a much better cook than I am. And while I understand that historically Mom is the one in the kitchen, one shouldn’t assume that dads can’t handle it. It’s …

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To my husband, on Father’s Day

June 16, 2013
For Father's Day

Thank you. For being you. For being wonderful. For giving of yourself. For doing all the things that I don’t really want to do. Our children are exceptionally lucky to have you as their father.  You are an amazing, caring, loving, and compassionate man.  I am so fortunate to be able to call you my husband and my very best …

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Why I love my husband

January 10, 2013

I was fiddling around on the Internet (shocker!) looking for some inspiration for a new post, when low and behold, I found a link-up for today. The Happy Wives Club asked everyone to talk about why they love their husbands. How fun is that? As a bonus, Danny’s Song by Loggins and Messina was currently on …

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7 Years and No Itch for Me

October 23, 2011
Lane Wedding

Seven years ago, I married my best friend.  We stood before God and our family and friends in a beautiful church here in Raleigh and then partied the night away.  It was sheer perfection. Our celebration started yesterday as we dropped the kids off at my mom’s.  She and my sister graciously offered to take them …

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Do All Husbands/Dads Have Inappropriate Story Time?

July 20, 2010

Over a year ago, I wrote a post about my husband reading my 5 month old son some crude bedtime stories from Sandra Boynton and Dr. Seuss.  I noted that my husband knew he had a finite amount of time that he could say wildly inappropriate things to our son, so I let it slide. My …

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