Valentine’s Day Date Night ideas

Often when you are married or in a relationship for many years you forget about Valentine’s day. Having children I find, takes the romance out of a relationship as your priorities are shifted to the kids. But before the kids, before the bills and before all of this, you were and are a couple.  ItContinue Reading …

A Symbol of Marriage – The History of Wedding Rings

So you are married and you wear a wedding ring. do you know the history behind the wedding ring? Yes it is a symbol of marriage, but how did it become one? Below is an infographic showing the history of wedding rings. Via: Shane Co. Do you wear a wedding ring? 

Chicken Soup for the Soul Devotional Stories for Wives

This book is full of inspirational stories of love and devotion. there are a few prayers and supportive words to give you strength. Marriage is not the easiest but we get so much out of it. It is great to hear other women’s stories in this book. 101 Daily Devotions to Comfort, Encourage, and InspireContinue Reading …

What really matters….

This morning I drove two of my four children to school as they are still young and like being in the car with me. Once they were settled into their new classrooms I headed over to the office to speak with the principal briefly. While I waited I overheard a conversation between a mom andContinue Reading …

Bitter Sweet Back to School

Four days and the kids will be back to school. Four days and I will have the house to myself all day every day, well five days a week.  I am looking forward to a clean house. Excited about schedule, routine and time to gt on track with exercise and work. Schedule is good, IContinue Reading …

Unstoppable Moms Raise Unstoppable Girls

This post is part of YummyMummyClub.ca‘s support of the Dove® Unstoppable Moms for Unstoppable Girls Contest. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. Go to www.UnstoppableMoms.ca to enter by sharing how you inspire girls to reach their full potential. I have twoContinue Reading …

The Most Patient Pets in the World

I grew up with pets. I’ve had hamsters, rabbits, cats, dogs and fish and all of them have been companions, confidants and friends. I’ve loved them all in their own unique and quirky ways. I believe that my pets have taught me a lot about unconditional love, the importance of exercise and how to trulyContinue Reading …

Pretty Crocheted Blanket for my ‘Big Girl’

When I was a little girl my grandma was a very practical lady. She cooked from scratch, made things by hand and raised a family of 7. She taught me so much that when I became a mom, she was the only person I trusted for advice. She passed away a few years ago and I miss her terribly.Continue Reading …