Date Night In

Date nights are important. We can all agree on that. But in the trenches of parenting, date nights can sometimes feel about as likely as a solid night of sleep. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Sometimes Hubby and I reminisce about the days when every day was a potential date night, when romance happened easily because the distractions from each other were few and […]

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Why We Argue In Front Of Our Kids

Our voices were raised. Our tone was frustrated. We were barely waiting for the other to finish before we snapped back with our own reply. The cabinet door slammed. What was it about? Who even knows. Maybe the teething baby, the bills due, the unpredictable schedule, the obligations. Adulting is hard. Harder on 2.5 hours sleep and sporadic bites of […]

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Journey of Love

I love you. I’ve loved you for a while now. 10 years together, 8 of them married, and they’ve flown by. You loved me first. You picked me out and wanted me to be yours, and made sure it happened. I was fine with that. ๐Ÿ˜‰ You made me happy. We took classes together, and texted sweet nothings, stayed up […]

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Keeping Marriage Alive In The Trenches

Marriage in the trenches! I always think of this blog as motherhood-with-an-extra-side-of-police-life, but in the last several weeks, the majority of questions I’ve gotten from all of you have actually been about marriage. Several of you specifically asked about our “perfect marriage,” or “how do we do it” and while I struggled with how to answer you all while respecting […]

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The Perfect Valentine’s Day

So… yesterday was Valentine’s Day. One of our all-time favorite holidays – and we are big holiday people, so that’s saying something. ๐Ÿ˜‰ It just falls at such a perfect time, when the winter blues have almost entirely taken over, and Mama feels like if it snows ONE MORE TIME, she might explode. Not like I ever feel like that. […]

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