Marriage: To My Dearest Husband

Jon, There are not possibly enough words, emotions or thoughts to describe just how much I love you, but let me try.  Never in my life did I think a love like this was possible, or even existed for that matter.  It’s that type of love that you only read about in novels or see…

Marriage: 10 Years of True Love

While we have only been married a little over 3 years now, our love story starts about 10 years ago.  In honor of that anniversary, I thought to myself, hey, wouldn’t it be fun to give our readers a little trip down memory lane?  It sure would, so here we go! 2009   2010  …

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 2)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Daydreaming about what kind of parents we would be and planning for baby. Thorn – Our disagreement over household chores Angie: Rose – Getting the green light to start our IUI. Thorn – Our disagreement over household chores Weekly Discussion Topic/Question: What are some things we hope will happen…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Week 1)

Roses & Thorns: Jon: Rose – Angie showing her love for me by preparing my snacks for the upcoming week of work Thorn – Overindulging in Las Vegas Angie: Rose – Spending a nice week of really good quality time together Thorn – Overindulging in Las Vegas Weekly Discussion Topic/Question:  What were some of our…

Marriage: Weekly Discussions (Intro)

One of our New Years Resolutions for 2019 was that we really wanted to focus on a set time every week where we would sit down, connect and really discuss some important things.  Even for the best of communicators, carving out a dedicated time and topic can be extremely helpful in building and strengthening your…

Marriage: Communication (Fundamentals Series)

While we all know what communication is, or at least have an idea of what we think it is, I believe it is important to start with the definition first.  According to dictionary.com communication is: “the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech,    writing, or signs.” Now let’s soak that in for a moment… the definition alone outlines that there are different communication methods,…

Marriage: Business Meetings

In general, each spouse champions different roles within their marriage, whether it be cooking, cleaning, finances, repair work, gardening, etc.  In our marriage for example, I manage the finances.  Let’s be honest finances are rarely fun.  Dealing with the financial aspect of our relationship, made me feel at times like the weight of the world…

Infertility: Thank you

Thank you to all of those who have reached out to us. Thank you to those of you who have sent words of sympathy. Thank you to those of you who have cried with us. Thank you to those of you who are praying for us. Thank you to those of you who have sent…

Life: Favorite Podcasts

I newly discovered Podcasts…  I mean I have always known about them but never really listened to any.  I am more of a visual person, so I guess that maybe why I didn’t indulge, but oh my gosh!  What was I missing?  Podcasts are a great way to pass time, are easy to listen to…