Funny Farm, Husband, Letters to my girls, Marriage, Momma, Parenting

Entrust

We've hit this stage in our parenting where boys are starting to take notice of our girls. We were out to dinner one night and I noticed a boy "do a double take".  I put my head down and giggled.   Hubby is SO NOT READY for this stage. He said they can date as… Continue reading Entrust

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Funny Farm, Husband, Letters to my girls, Momma, Parenting

Letting Go

Around Christmas, our oldest was invited to a youth group all-nighter. When I told my hubby that she was invited AND wanted to go, his response had me laughing so hard I was crying. He said, with all seriousness, "Why does she want to be with her friends instead of us?" To which I replied,… Continue reading Letting Go

Birthday, Husband, Marriage

Hubby, Before you turn 40

I think it only appropriate that since I wrote "letters" to my girls telling them what I wanted them to know before they turned 10, that I write one to my hubby before he turns 40. Babe, I know I don't say these things enough, and I COULD NEVER say them enough, but I mean… Continue reading Hubby, Before you turn 40

Husband, Letters to my girls, Marriage, Momma, Parenting

The Waiting Room

My sweet precious girls, I was determined. I was determined to not "let it beat me". I was determined to not let the fear take over... Looking into the face of a doctor, a man I had come to respect, and see the fear in his eyes, (even though his mouth is saying he's "not… Continue reading The Waiting Room

Funny Farm, Household, Husband, Marriage

Cereal Killer

My husband is a cereal killer. He barely gets 3 bowls out of one box of cereal. He eats your traditional "cinnamon life", "Chex", raisin bran, and "Special K", but one of his favorites is this cereal which I have labeled "soggy cardboard". He used to eat it in Kenya when he was a kid,… Continue reading Cereal Killer

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Annual “Get Dad” Days

Over the summer months, the girls and I plan a surprise day for their dad. At first it was a day for fun and to let him know that we were thinking of him and wanted to do something special. Over the years, it has turned into "Get Dad!" The first summer (JULY 2010) we… Continue reading Annual “Get Dad” Days

Household, Husband, Marriage, Momma

Housekeeping vs Home-Keeping

I am blessed with a wonderful husband who notices when things are piling up around the house that I can't get to. He will enlist the help of our girls and the three of them can bang out, so it shouldn't be a shocker when I walked in the door and I see that the… Continue reading Housekeeping vs Home-Keeping

Husband, Letters to my girls, Marriage

Happily Ever After / Invested Forever After

Another letter to my girls.... Your dad and I met at church when he came here to the States to go to college. The first time I saw him walking his Nana into church, I thought he was really cute! We were in the college and career class together and we did a lot of… Continue reading Happily Ever After / Invested Forever After

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How to stop the “MALE SPOUSE SNORE”

I have been married to and slept next to the same man for almost 15 years.  I have created and perfected a 5 step process to help ANYONE rid their male spouse of snoring by following these simple steps. Snores ranging from the “rhythmic sigh” all the way to the “neighbors from 4 streets down… Continue reading How to stop the “MALE SPOUSE SNORE”