Hawaii 5-OH!: Reconnect in your Relationship on Vacation
Vacation = Food, drinks, beach, sex. Food, drinks, beach, sex. Repeat. Now that I've got your attention... There's nothing like a vacation in Hawaii to take a break and reconnect in your relationship. Low on moolah? You'd be surprised how much a staycation at a local hotel with a pool can do for your relationship. Point is to change scenery and step away from the day to day stresses. LIFE is Stressful We're a blended family and my girls were...

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Sex and Sleep: Secrets to a Sexy Master Bedroom
Sex & Sleep in Marriage
Sex and Sleep. Can you think of anything better? Men crave it and moms wish they could get just a few more hours of it. Now if we can get on the same page life would be grand. Ahhh...sigh! Marriage is tough, y'all. The honeymoon ends and reality sets in and before you know it your convos consist of carpooling, little league, ballet, what's for dinner, and who's keeping the dog during vacation. NOT SEXY! So what to do what...

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Connect with your Child: DIY Mom And Me Journal
DIY Mom And Me Journal
Mom and Me Journals are a quick and easy craft you can make with your son or daughter. Communicating with your children, especially pre-teens and teens, can be challenging to say the least. Does this sound familiar?  MOM: “What’d you do today honey?" CHILD: “Nothing.”  Try using a Mom and Me journal to open up lines of communication (or at least get it in writing). You can read my Families Who Walk Together Talk Together post for more ways to...

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Free Ways to Connect with your Family this Summer
Families Who Walk Together Talk Together
Are you looking for free ways to connect with your family this summer? The family that walks together talks together! Life is busy and before you know it the day’s gone by and you’ve missed out on one on one communication with your family. Ditch the electronics and head outside for some quality family time. You can connect with nature and each other during your walk. I’ve found that my girls are more likely to open up if we’re walking...

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5 Ways To Stay Healthy After the Loss of a Loved One
health and grief #grief #healthy
Have you lost a loved one or friend? Here are 5 ways I found helped me stay healthy after the recent loss of my brother. I'm no stranger to death and gave my first eulogy at my dad's funeral when I was 18, second at my grandmother's at the age of 27, and spoke at my brother's memorial service last month at 39. Each death was sudden and unexpected. I've lost grandparents, uncles, and cousins and it never seems to...

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4 Ways to Spice up your Marriage with Essential Oils
4 Ways to Spice it up with Essential Oils
Looking for ways to spice up your marriage? Here are 4 ways essential oils can heat up your sex life. Smell is a very powerful sense and can evoke memories and feelings we may have forgotten or didn't realize were even there. Did you know that smelling essential oils can be a way to help spice things up in the bedroom?! This is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any health condition. Always consult your health care professional. See...

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