While I realize my recent blogging break is making me slow on the draw here, I still wanted to give my husband John props for planning a fun Valentine’s Day activity. All by himself, he reserved us a couple of spots at this place called “The Painted Cork,” where you paint something (elephants, in our […]Read More Valentine’s Day Elephants
As previously mentioned, my husband and I have wildly different circadian rhythms. He falls asleep by nine, whereas I don’t even try for another five hours or so. Partly, this is because I’m a freelance writer who must squeeze in work whenever a toddler isn’t demanding I admire her pee or open up yet another yogurt cup. […]Read More When Your Husband Sleeps With Dragons
If you’ve been on the internet today, you’ve probably read the shocking news about Donald and Melania sleeping in separate rooms. It’s everywhere right now: NO PILLOW TALK FOR PRESIDENT! His marriage must be hanging by a thread! Well, maybe it is and maybe it isn’t. But I wouldn’t pin it on whether or not they keep separate bedrooms, […]Read More Should Couples Sleep in Separate Rooms?
Anyone who’s been in a serious relationship long enough will eventually start wondering if their partner is crazy. I think other married people will know exactly what I mean. It’s about getting too familiar with your partner’s quirks. See, we all do weird stuff we usually repress when other people are watching, but no one has the energy to cover up their […]Read More Stashing Stuff Under Your Butt: a Karmic Primer on the Ego-Crushing Mirrors of Parenting
My husband and I try to have a date night every week, which we think is important after kids. So most Fridays, John and I drop the little ones off at their grandparents’ house for the evening before going out to dinner and a movie. Problem is, like many couples, we have really different tastes in movies. He […]Read More How To Avoid Movie Fights With Your Spouse