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Category Archives: Motivation

18 Years and Still Best Friends

When MSNN decided to dedicate a week to working on our relationships, one person popped into my mind: my friend, Laura. Anyone who has had theĀ privilegedĀ of knowing Laura, her husband … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Exercising Your Marriage Muscle

All too often, our marriages fall into complacency. We forget the special aspects of our spouse, those million different reasons why fell in love in the first place. With children … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m Still a Feminist if I Let My Husband Love Me, Right?

Relationships, marriages, families: to keep them healthy, it takes a lot of work. Even when you love someone beyond measure, there are the daily realities – toothpaste squeezed from the … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

Do You Have a Roadblock – Mental Health for Caregivers

When the news came to me- it was an article gently sent by a caring friend- my first thought as I read the headline that a mom had tried to … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back to Basics

I’ve been pretty vocal in my posts about how wonderful the internet is; how I’ve found my tribe online. And it’s true. I have. And, if you’re reading this, chances … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Standing for What Matters

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent on the things that matter. -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Today, on our country’s celebration of the life of slain … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

“What Brings You in Today?”

There is a familiarity for me in doctor visits. Even if it is a new doctor in a new location, I know what to expect: the waiting room that tries … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment