Date Night Fright

With all the hoopla surrounding Halloween, it’s important to take a step back and make sure we are also giving attention to the grown-up aspects of our lives.  If you happen to love costumes and haunted houses, at least aim for a minimum of one kid-free event.  My plan is to hang with my friends

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Forgiving to Set Yourself Free

Conflict with a spouse or partner is an inevitable part of any relationship.  Over the years, my ability to handle these conflicts has improved tremendously.  I hope my husband can agree with this last statement because if he doesn’t, we may be facing some of the very conflict I’m writing about.  In all seriousness, I

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Talking it Out

My husband and I were seated side by side.  It was late in the evening and I still hadn’t had the opportunity to talk with him.  He had been traveling recently and I had a whole back-log of events and/or items that I wanted to discuss with him.  We were both tired and the conversation

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Care-Fully

Over the weekend my husband noted, and accurately so, that I was on edge.  To him this edginess seemed inexplicable and from his perspective, it was.  We were having a discussion about our plans and I explained that I didn’t want to see the movie that our oldest son was hoping we’d go to.  It

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