I love the vintage Beatles song, “I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends” because it reminds me that I can’t survive without mine. Friends laugh and cry with you. They keep you from losing your mind. Friends celebrate your victories, and listen when you rant about your problems. [Read more…]
Getting dressed for a wedding can be a traumatic experience for me. It usually involves frantically going through my closet to see what I can wear without ironing, and blow drying my hair while simultaneously slapping on makeup. Woe to the person who knocks on my bedroom door to ask if they look okay!
Our most recent wedding experience was more traumatic than usual. During my pre-wedding panic, family members knocked on my door with multiple emergencies. [Read more…]
But that was with central air conditioning. [Read more…]
During recent a terrible, horrible, no good very bad, day, I had a secret panic attack when I realized I’d left my residence permit at my daughter’s skating center. I kept it quiet because I was desperately hoping to retrieve it before my dear husband found out. Praying and holding my breath all the way, I raced back to the center with my two kids. [Read more…]
Why is it so easy to let the relationships closest to you slide? If you’re like me, family members are the first ones you take for granted. Yesterday I wrote about Giving Your Marriage More than Just the Leftovers.
My husband is my best friend, but it’s easy to overlook him during daily routines with two teenagers excited about life and bursting at the seams to talk about everything. [Read more…]