My Mr. Right

May 25, 2012

I always knew I wanted to get married and have kids. As a lifelong nurturer, it was something that I always felt was right for me. But there was never a specific Mr. Right at the end of that wish, no guy I dreamed up in my head who all guys were compared to. There […]

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Talking About Work, Motherhood, and Marriage

April 12, 2011

Yesterday, there was a post on Mom-101 that I thought about all day long. In The unspoken truths of mothers on top, Liz wrote about the challenges of being a mom who is the primary breadwinner married to the stay at home dad trying to work, explore your passion, and feed your family. Uh…sounds familiar. […]

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The 12 best parts about date night

April 19, 2010

Wearing clothes that (unless things go horribly wrong) don’t have another person’s spit-up all over them Being able to eat in a leisurely manner, rather than scarfing food down in 3 minutes flat before the baby gets into something else Those nice dangly earrings aren’t in danger of being ripped out When you sit down […]

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One step closer

July 22, 2009

I may have mentioned before that it can be tough being married to an artist. Once or twice, perhaps. He spends a lot of time with his art, there’s the whole money thing, not to mention the weird ego/self-worth thing that happens with artists (and that I’m sure artist’s wives throughout history have had to […]

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Three years is only the beginning

May 27, 2009

Three years ago, we stood outside on an amazingly beautiful Texas hill country evening, and said our vows while friends and family looked on. It wasn’t the beginning of our commitment to each other–a wedding that came after 6 years of being together just made it the solidification of a commitment that was already there. […]

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