Month: January 2019

Connecting with my Husband in the Midst of Chaos

My family is in the midst of chaos. If you’ve read my other posts, we are still struggling with a 10 month old who won’t sleep through the night and a 3 year old with a sudden fear of being alone. Long story short, both boys are up 1-2 times at night, meaning 2-4 times […]

Choosing to love your husband even when you don’t feel like it

This has been hard for me. I get upset and frustrated so easily with two little ones. My 3 year old is still going through the terrible twos and tantrums and started waking throughout the night.  My 10 month old has been teething and nursing and still not sleeping through the night.    With not […]

Communicating with Somebody who Struggles to Communicate

 Communication comes easy for me but is hard for my husband. Over the years, I have learned a few things that help us with communication. It’s a work in progress and we have come a long way from where we began. Here are some things that work for us… Ask yes and no questions. Sometimes […]

Getting your Toddler to put on their Jacket

Getting your toddler to put on their jacket If you have a toddler then you have probably experienced the difficulty of getting them to wear a jacket! My son used to hate wearing a jacket and he sometimes still does. A few things have worked for us in getting him to wear a jacket without […]

How a date night helped my marriage for the better

Our second date in almost a year! When my parents offered to babysit so we could have a lunch date, I was so excited! Then I started to think of other stuff I could do.  I could catch up on sleep. I could take a nice quiet bath. I could finally get some cleaning done. […]

Liking your husband through the hard times with your kids

Liking your husband through the hard times with your kids I don’t think that I have slept well in over a year. My almost 10 month old hasn’t slept through the night yet. My 3 year old used to sleep well but is now almost 2 weeks into waking up 1-3 times at night screaming […]

Sometimes all it takes is a hand to be held. My husbands hand

On our way home from church today there was a lot going through my mind. I missed the service due to my toddler having a meltdown and eventually passing out in the car.  By the time church ended and my husband and our baby were back in the car, my emotions were a wreck. I […]