A Year of Dates.

I hate to even think about this but: Christmas is just around the corner. I know, that blows me away! We’re days away from October, which will fly by. Then we’ll be jumping into Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. Before you know it, Christmas will come and go and we’ll have no clue how January 2019 snuck…

Love Languages.

My top love language is quality time. 100% quality time. I love spending time with my husband enjoying a movie or playing a game. I feel so loved when we are doing the same thing in the same room and bonding over some experience. Fills me right up! My bottom love language? Physical touch. I…

Best friends.

28 years of life. 12 years together. 6 years of marriage. 1 child. 2 dogs. 4 moves. So many numbers make up our time together. We met when we were in high school. The story of our initial meeting is…. Colorful, to say the least. To quickly sum it up– two silly kids on a…

Becoming Teammates.

A few weeks ago, I wrote this post about communication in marriage. I decided to expand on each of the 5 points I made- what they look like, how to implement them, etc. This is the first of those points– Whose team are you on? The main idea for this is that you’re a team…

Communication 1.0.

One day I was having a conversation with my students about how we talk to people. There’s 2 things I always tell my students: 1). I will never lie to them; and 2). I will always try my hardest to speak kindness towards them and promote kindness in my classroom. I was sitting with two…