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Bringing My Marriage Back to Life

A little over a year ago, my husband and I came to a crossroad in our relationship. We had to make the choice to begin to put each other first before EVERYTHING or to continue to put everything else before our marriage. We didn’t really date or do anything fun that didn’t include our kids […]

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Memphis Moms Blog alone time

Why it’s OK for a mom to need time away from her baby

As an only child, I’ve always had a deep-rooted appreciation for alone time. It’s how I recharge my battery after a long, trying day. My husband, being the youngest of three, on the other hand, rarely has the urge to sit in a quiet room and scroll mindlessly through Instagram in total solitude as a […]

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Memphis Moms Blog love don't cost a thing

Love Don’t Cost a Thing

I’m a pretty low maintenance spouse. Ask my husband. I don’t ask for a lot, because we’ve never had a ton of extra money to do elaborate presents. We were poor thrifty when we were dating, and we’ve gotten used to spending what we have on the kids or on trips (translation: not on each […]

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depression

Depression; so depressing.

Today was rough. I mean dark dark dark. We came home from a trip and I felt it creeping in on Monday. Blew it off as “tired” from too much fun in the Texas heat — but Tuesday morning it was there still. Tuesday evening a friend said I seemed “on edge.” Just off. This […]

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