Do you consider yourself a supportive spouse to your husband or wife’s interests and aspirations? Do you value and support activities that are meaningful to them? I think in general, people like to consider themselves supportive of their loved ones. I have found— and truly this is just plain old common sense— that people are
As the weather gets more temperate and lovely here in Texas, my husband and I have been spending more time outside tending to the landscaping of our home. It all started two weeks ago because I had a “vision” of how I wanted our flower beds to look. However when we went outside to start
As much as I try to keep my topics of discussion broad enough for the general masses, this month I need to talk to a group that is quite dear to my heart. Would all the people pleasers on the internet raise your hands? When you think of your spouse, what image comes to mind?
In the year and a half or so that I’ve been writing for EM, I feel like there’s been this secret I’ve been keeping from you all. And simply, it’s got to go. It’s not something that I particularly intended to keep from you all, but rather, I didn’t quite know how to address this
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to attend a conference where Mary Ellen O’Toole, a former criminal investigator and FBI agent from the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), was the keynote speaker. Yes, fellow Criminal Minds fans, the BAU is a real unit. Although she was there to speak about criminals and the personalities that often
Dear Reader, Last night I found myself strolling the familiar aisles of my local Barnes & Noble. The Christmas season is my absolute favorite time to peruse the shelves, as so many of the items on display offer beautiful snow-scape covers, and themes of warmth, of miracles and of togetherness. I was thinking— half meditation