Importance of Date Nights After Baby

I never would of imagined how much my relationship would change after having my son. I went from feeling extremely close to my husband, to feeling out of touch. I think the problem was that we were so excited to be new parents, that we wanted to include our son in everything. We ended up …

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Is Marriage an Accomplishment? 

I read an article last week that keeps crossing my mind. The article is actually a year old, but it's still circulating across social media. The writer of the article was an engaged woman, who believes that Getting Married is not an accomplishment. She stated that more focus should be on a woman's educational and …

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Pause before Reacting 

One of the best lessons I've learned in my life is to pause before reacting with anger. To pause before speaking words that I can never take back. Words said out of anger in the moment.  The type of words that ruin friendships and scar relationships. A moment of anger can be very damaging. With …

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What’s your love language?

One day I got the idea for my husband and I to take the Five Love Languages quiz. If you are unfamiliar with the Five Love Languages, it's a book by Dr. Gary Chapman about the way we love. The love languages are Words of affirmation, Acts of service, Receiving gifts, Quality time, and Physical …

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Engagement Trip|Date on a Deserted Island

I thought that being stranded on a deserted island would be exciting and romantic. It would only last for three hours...three hours of no bathroom and very little shade. When we finally did find shade and have a romantic picnic, we were bitten by biting flies the whole time. The water was too rocky to …

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Sweating the Small Stuff

Last night as I panicked over something small, I remembered something my mom told me earlier in the day. She said "You've never been good at dealing with change". For some reason it hurt me to hear that, even though I knew it was true. I always wanted to blossom into a carefree go with …

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Falling in Love

Life was leading me towards love. Every step towards love was so small and silent, I was completely oblivious to it. In fact, this was the time in my life when I had began to give up on love. I thought I had a type and knew what was right for me. Yet what I …

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A Simple Birthday

My birthday was Jun 18th and my husband surprised me with the Canon Rebel T5. A few weeks before that I casually told him about how I really wanted a new camera so that I could document our trips. Not only did he get the camera, but he also had the whole day planned so I could enjoy my …

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