Category: Love & Marriage


The Other Man & My Marriage

Friday, December 9th, 2016

He’s kind and brave and steady. He’s gentle and loving and intentional. He’s everything I ever wanted him to be and so much more… I thought about this guy for many years in my early married life. Truthfully, I began thinking about him long before I ever met my husband. If you’ve been around for…

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For Wives Only: Husbands Do Not Click and Ruin The Surprise

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

  Hey. I’m going to jump right in here, because we don’t have much time. I’ve got a great gift for our husbands this Christmas, and I’m SO EXCITED ABOUT IT! This is the one time I am endorsing keeping a secret from your husband. Ha!   Husbands, if you clicked (shame on you) now…

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The One Holiday You Cannot Celebrate This Season – Your Marriage Depends on It

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

I need to say something. I’m a little nervous about how to say it. I’ve started and restarted over and over, trying to find just the right string of words to make plain the message of my heart. We’re talking about marriage, specifically about saving our marriages. We’re talking about making it past Divorce Day.…

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I’m Jealous of My Husband’s Phone

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Jared! Jared! Are you listening to me?! He was holding his smart phone reading something not nearly as important as whatever it was I was trying to tell him. The kids were fussing in the background, dinner was on the stove, and I was so frustrated that he wasn’t paying any attention to what I…

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For Every Wife Waiting For Her Husband to Change

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

I sat on the floor of my bedroom closet. “Why doesn’t he just get it!?” I cried to myself. We were fighting about something so simple, but my heart was overwhelmed by the list I had been keeping for nine years. Everything I wanted him to do differently, every attitude of his I wished that…

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How My Dad’s 40 Year Old Secret Saved My Marriage

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Space. You can feel it. That space in between you and your husband… You’re not quite sure where it came from, but you know it’s there. And some days it seems like it is growing. Things used to be different. Before kids became a part of your story, things were so very different. There was…

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Marraige After Kids

Holding My Husband’s Hand Changed Our Marriage

Friday, August 19th, 2016

I don’t know what last night was like for you. If you have kids, then my guess is… you might not have spent the entire evening/night alone with your husband in your bed. You probably didn’t go to sleep at a reasonable hour and wake up rested after experiencing zero disruptions. (And if you did,…

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One Question that Could Change Your Marriage Today

Monday, July 11th, 2016

It was the end of another long day for both of us. My husband, Jared, had been working in the Oklahoma heat welding a natural gas pipeline, and I had been at home with our three young kids. Clearly, I had the harder job but we won’t tell my husband… Just kidding. Mostly. We had…

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Three Reasons I’m Fighting With My Husband

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Parenthood is like the perfect storm holding all of the necessary elements to create intense arguments between a husband and wife. Jared and I discovered this shortly after we brought our first baby home from the hospital. Like most parents, we had no idea what we were doing. We were terrified that we might do something wrong and…

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Beware of Quicksand: How One Stranger’s Comment Changed My Marriage Forever

Monday, March 21st, 2016

I called my husband to ask him a quick question. I knew that he was busy at work, but I hoped my short conversation wouldn’t be too much of an inconvenience. I was wrong. He was right in the middle of an important project. My call had not only taken his attention, it had added…

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An Honest Valentine For My Husband

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Happy Valentine’s Day to My Husband  the man who lives in my house, and sleeps in my bed, and that I don’t get to connect with very often. Hi. I love you. It’s nice to stop and acknowledge that we are married, and that you are my husband and I am your wife when we…

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The One Way We All Want To Be Loved

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

  There are plenty of things I would love to change about myself. Part of me would like to spend the next few minutes talking about all of those things. I would love to tell you all of the things that I really really dislike about my body, my personality, my abilities, my skills… I…

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Jared and Becky

7 Stay at Home Valentine’s Date Night Ideas for Parents

Friday, February 5th, 2016

The Valentine’s Day after my son was born, we attempted to go out to dinner… and bring our brand new baby along with us. He was just a few weeks old at the time, and we were first time parents. What we planned as a simple dinner out with a mostly sleeping baby ended in…

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The Wife Who Just Needed a Hug – But NOT Right Away

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

When my husband has been at work all day, I happen to stay at home with the kids. I know this isn’t the situation for all families. I know that not every woman who has a child stays at home. There are plenty of other ways that families operate. But in our family, I get…

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To My Husband Now That I’m Mommy

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Maybe I should have said this a long time ago. Maybe this is the heart behind many of my other writings. Maybe I should have just found a few minutes to put into words what my heart has wanted to say for a while now. So, to my sweet husband, a few things I want…

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