Thoughts on Self Care and the Working Mom

When is the last time you treated yourself to something nice? Being a fit mom myself, I don't typically reward myself with food, my rewards usually come in the form of shoes or retail therapy. Hey, I'm just being honest. I'm not sure what a therapist would say, but it works for me! Rewards? What am I a dog? I'm talking about those moments when you know you've done well. The days when you hit your goals, in life, in fitness, in income, or whatever. I love challenging myself and I love rewarding...

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Anniversary

It's not a secret that staying in a happy relationship is somewhat rare these days. With rising divorce rates and couples deciding to go separate ways, your annual anniversary is an event to celebrate! Whether it’s your first year together or your 50th, it is something worth celebrating. So what are the best ways on how you can celebrate your anniversary? Here are 10 suggestions that cover the simple to the outrageous! 1. Backpacking Together as a Couple Are you the type of couple who used...

52 Text Message Love Bombs to Send Him

My hubby and I celebrated our 3 years of marriage this past October. Although we've had our ups and downs I do know this to be true: Men need and want to be loved. Not only that, but they need to be reminded. Marriage is like a box that you deposit little love bombs into. When you are always doing this, always depositing, your hubby will feel it. He needs to also do his part by adding his deposit of love into this box. Times will come, moments, arguments and you will want to look into that...

Get Happy and Stay Motivated Checklist!

Hello lovely ladies (and gentlemen who may also be reading)! I have another juicy reader question today, so let's jump into it. Do you ever struggle with falling into a rut? Do you feel like you could use some more motivation? Can you relate to this? [blockquote blockquote_style="default" align="center" text_align="left"] I find myself not motivated to do many thing, I hardly want to get out of my bed in the morning. I need to lose some weight, improve my musical talents and I'm also...

Get Your Man to Take You on More Dates

Yes sir eeeeeeh! It's time to answer a reader question today. Drum roll please... [blockquote blockquote_style="default" align="center" text_align="left"] How do I have great conversation with my new husband of 2 years and to initiate date nights even if it means being at home in our room alone while our 9month old sleeps. -Anonymous [/blockquote] This question I can relate to, believe it or not. Life gets busy. Life gets hectic. There are always a million reasons why date nights...

It Matters Who You’re Dating

Every once in a while, I'll get a few emails asking for relationship advice. This was one of those weeks... My boyfriend is starting his own company and it is very time consuming. He also has a daughter from a previous marriage. Between work and his daughter I get to see him just about once every other week. He's so busy I barely get to talk to him during the week. I love this man more than anything in the world but this is so difficult. Any words of advice?! This question got me thinking. Do I...