Marriages

Blended Families 101: What To Expect + How To Survive!

Blended Families 101: What To Expect + How To Survive!

 

Enjoying the gift of a family is so easily taken for granted, because - let’s be honest - as loving, heart-warming + essential our relationships with family members are… they also drive us CRAZY! Families are such complex yet simple structures. Every person has a role in the family + contributes to the well-being or dysfunction of the family.


When these roles shift to invite someone new into the family, you can expect chaos! I know! I know! You think I’m being dramatic, but give me a moment to explain. Chaos is inevitable in this situation, because there are so many emotions, fears + expectations tied into blended families.

Reader Q + A | How Can I Revive My Relationship?

Reader Q + A | How Can I Revive My Relationship?

Ah Dear Reader,

You find yourself in a totally normal position! This happens to every relationship. I want you to know it's the people who are brave enough to ask how they can fix it that end up with healthier relationships! Relationships can grow dry for a number of reasons. When this happens it's not impossible to revive your relationship... it just {like everything else in life} takes work!

Guest Post | What I've Learned About Discipline

Guest Post | What I've Learned About Discipline

Today’s post is from Leila Briales, an amazing wife + Mama of 2 little boys. I love that Leila confronts every day responses to basic scenarios. We tend to overlook the simple things we do daily that contribute either positively/negatively to our loved ones self image.

Now that I am a parent I am seeing how much an impact I have on my children, based on issues I have now (in adulthood) that stem from my childhood. It is a lot of pressure to want to be the best parent you can be while dealing with your own personal demons. 

Guest Post | They Cheated...You Stayed...Now What?!

Guest Post | They Cheated...You Stayed...Now What?!

They Cheated..You Stayed...Now What?!

6 Ways to Re-Build Trust After Infidelity

It hurts. You feel betrayed, disappointed, pissed off + confused all at once. The hurt caused after a spouse cheats may not change the fact that you still love them. You want the relationship to work + you may make the choice to stay.