Celebrating Five Years of Marriage on One Happy Island

  The husband and I recently celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. I cannot believe it’s been five years. Like most relationships, our love story did not come without lessons along the way but we are stronger than we have ever been. After two deployments to Afghanistan, surviving a dissertation which was pure hell, and two children […]

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Rules of Engagement: The art of a “Clean Fight” FREE DOWNLOAD

I know you find this hard to believe, but if you are in a relationship there will be a time that you will disagree with your spouse. Yes, I know we all think we have the perfect relationship but you will not always agree. My husband and I are no different. Picture a couple with […]

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Finally, date night.

I absolutely love date nights with my husband. Last night was our first date night in a month. As you may or may not know we live in Jackson, Mississippi, and entertainment is what you make it. So, what did we do for our March date night? We went to a mayoral forum hosted by […]

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Mommy Guilt Lives Here

I am truly a workaholic. My full-time gig is not enough for me (blame that on my father). Somehow I have managed to work and be present with my children and my husband but often mommy guilt slips in. I think it’s safe to say that all working mothers suffer from mommy guilt at some […]

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