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Gladiators Against Domestic Violence – Purple Purse Challenge

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with The Allstate Foundation and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Now that we have the Season 4 premiere episode of Scandal under our belts, it is time to turn our attention to a cause that our beloved Olivia Pope holds dear – domestic violence. Even now, in 2014, it is difficult for women and … Continue reading Gladiators Against Domestic Violence – Purple Purse Challenge

Celebrating Life and Death

I went home to Pennsylvania this past weekend. It wasn’t for the reasons that I wanted, but I try to find a blessing in every moment of life. Things just happened to come together to make a sad occasion a happy one as well. The Reason We Were in Pennsylvania My daughter and I traveled home to Pennsylvania to attend my Uncle Edwin’s funeral and … Continue reading Celebrating Life and Death

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4 Ideas for a Kid-Free Holiday Date Night to Strengthen Your Marriage

Date nights can strengthen a relationship through communication, romance, new experiences, stress reduction and commitment reinforcement, explains The Date Night Opportunity study by W. Bradford Wilcox and Jeffrey Dew. The study discovered that partners who set aside time for each other at least once a week were more likely to have a better relationship and less likely to divorce. Take advantage of the holiday season’s … Continue reading 4 Ideas for a Kid-Free Holiday Date Night to Strengthen Your Marriage

Divorce: The Basics

Sometimes, despite best intentions the time comes where we need to start the process of divorcing your husband or wife. There are many myths around the process, much of which has been gained through television shows and films which of course focus on dramatizing the procedure, because of course, it wouldn’t be entertainment if it wasn’t dramatic! Back in the real world the divorce process … Continue reading Divorce: The Basics