24 hours alone – we needed that.

I shared this past weekend that we were celebrating our eighteenth wedding anniversary. We had 24 hours alone, away from normal life, to mark that. We made it to a fairly big number. We have two years til we hit the big twenty. We plan to head to Las Vegas with the kids, to celebrate […]

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Eighteen years

They say that marriage is hard work. Before I got married I didn’t believe that. 18 years in, I now know it’s true. Today, eighteen years ago. We got married. We agreed to do life together. Eighteen years is the time it takes for someone to grow into what in theory we call adulthood. You […]

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16 years…

That’s the lifespan of a human growing into adulthood, almost.  Today, the husband and I have been married, properly, for 16 years. We got officially married two weeks earlier but our church wedding came later, due to life being crazy, university exams and logistical tweaks made after we decided to bring our wedding forward a […]

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How to seduce your wife…

Something a little different today,  sharing about a book on relationships… “For twelve years Andy Gibney was a therapist. His first clients wanted help with phobias, stopping smoking and losing weight, but gradually more and more people came to see him with depression and anxiety. Andy realised that the cause of many of their problems […]

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So, LSH is a little neglected…

Today, I am sharing about our marriage, and some issues that I think all marriages face, especially when there are young children in the mix. I think it is normal for husbands and Dad’s to feel a bit neglected. I have shared our experience and some thoughts over at Wriggly Rascals, where you can find […]

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Sleep Deprivation – What the books don’t tell you. Part 2

I have written some basics on our sleep story, and our battle with Small Boy’s sleep issues, and struggling with sleep deprivation over the last 2 years, here and here. This piece is a more expanded version, I plan to discuss the effects sleep deprivation has had on me, LSH, our relationship, and what lack of sleep, […]

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