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To the other woman,  When I first saw your name pop up on my then-husbands phone, I didn't think anything about it. We were in, what I thought, was a good place. I knew he had female friends, so I...
My husband has struggled with depression for most of his life. It’s not unique to our marriage or even his adulthood. Early childhood trauma followed by emotional abuse during adolescence and too many moves to count made it difficult...
I've written a blog over how to survive in the midst of divorce... but son of a nutcracker how in the WORLD do you survive after divorce? There wasn't enough chocolate in the world to help me with my...
Look, I have a big mouth and a quick wit, but I utilize those tools with the same gusto I employ when I buy orange Tic Tacs and pretend I'm not going to eat the whole box before we...
I am officially, OFFICIALLY a divorced woman. It took me 18 months to get to this point in my life. I have learned so much through each passing month, made mistakes, and felt like I was doing the cha-cha...

Dear Coach Husband…

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Dear Coach Husband, I see you.  I see you pacing the sideline on Friday nights. I see you signaling in plays that mean something to the eleven boys out on the field, but look completely foreign (and occasionally silly) to your...
I never thought we'd be those parents. I imagined we would both be working full-time jobs and be sending our kids to daycare, but to be completely honest, I really didn't think about it all that much until we...
On July 5th, sixteen years ago, my husband and I stood at the front of my parent's church surrounded by family and friends and publicly proclaimed our commitment to one another. I had grand visions of what our wedding...
In this busy season of motherhood, scheduling date night can kind of feel like finding a unicorn. After years of not making date night a priority, I have learned that making 1 on 1 time with the spouse a...
There is nothing quite like watching people's eyes light up after they've asked me what my kids are doing for the summer, and I say that they're going to spend a few weeks in Ardmore with my parents. "What...
“Should you start putting a towel or something underneath the sheets in case your water breaks while in bed?” my husband nervously asked. (Insert big eye role from an overly pregnant me.) “No,” I simply stated. “I’ve read that the chances...
Husbands. You love 'em and sometimes you want to hate 'em. They do so many awesome and wonderful things for us so it's hard not to love them, but sometimes, there's no amount of wonderfulness and awesomeness that can save...

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