• Family,  Life,  Love & Family

    30 Year Vow Renewals – A Love Story

    Thirty-two years. That’s how long we’ve been married now. There’s something ridiculously liberating about spending 30 years with your person. He gets me utterly and there’s zero judgment. Even on my worst days, he still gropes me. I don’t think he even has a concept of “bad hair days” when it comes to how he sees me. Every ten years, we’ve renewed our wedding vows, but our 30th was different.  We started this tradition by accident actually.  Our original wedding ceremony wasn’t entirely my created dream wedding.  We’d eloped on a Tuesday (just 3 weeks after we started dating) with plans to keep it a secret until much later (that’s…

  • Family,  Love & Family

    How I Saved Family Day

    I have a confession to make. When my kids were little, I used to yell at them. Especially on family day. Why on family day? Well, I used to wonder about that too. It should have been an awesome day. After all, I had my husband and all four of my kids in one place at one time, for the whole day. Perfect, right? Except it wasn’t. We’d wake up whenever everyone woke up, and meander about doing this or that in the morning. Not in any particular hurry. It was the weekend, after all. We wouldn’t eat breakfast because we already planned to go out for brunch. The kids…

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