• Let Trust Be The Foundation

    I’ve always been fascinated with couples who have been together for over 30 years. My parents will be celebrating their 40th this year and it’s been one heck of a roller coaster for them.  Most of the couples I’ve asked say a long-term marriage is reflected upon the communication between the two parties.  But I have to disagree.  Creating Your Foundation Some people will only tell you what they want you to hear, and in some cases, they might even hear what they would like you to say.  If your relationship is built on trust, you know that whatever comes

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  • The Wedding I Didn't Have

    Even a tomboy grows up dreaming of the day she marries her first love.  But my first love wasn’t meant for me.  So we called off the engagement and went our separate ways.   Some promises don’t come true, and some dreams are just… dreams.  At 18 years old, I swore I had met my match. But time quickly made me realize love takes a lot more than just emotions.  And Then There Was One I enjoyed four years of the single life. A time when I learned a lot about myself and the things I wanted from life and relationships.  I

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  • Why I Never Regret My Children

    Being home with a toddler and an infant sounds like something straight out of a horror film, and sometimes it may feel that way.  One screams, the other one cries… and then our dog howls. And the moon may or may not be out.  Just the howling is enough to drive someone mad.  But then there are moments of silence. It’s Not That ‘Bad’  You read memes about moms having to deal with temper tantrums, and how certain infants cry so much that you want to pull your hair out. And don’t get me started on the Facebook photos about

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  • 7 Thoughts That Run Through Your Mind When You Have A Child Out Of Wedlock

    For years, I thought of the many reasons why I wanted to settle down and start a family, but I never really thought it was for me.    Not because I never imagined myself with a little family of my own, but because I was often told that getting married and having kids wasn’t something I’d be happy about.    Let me explain.    I am one of those people who quickly gets bored of people and things, and was told it would be a problem in marriage and in raising kids.    Yes, I see my boys on a daily basis,

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