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What My Freelance Journey Taught Me About Goals

What My Freelance Journey Taught Me About Goals

If you were to ask me what my goals were right now, my answer would be different than what it was two years ago – even six months ago.   Let’s rewind about two years. I was unchallenged in my job, and I didn’t feel […]

A Girl’s Guide to “Maintenance Sex”

A Girl’s Guide to “Maintenance Sex”

I think there are two types of maintenance sex. There’s the kind where you don’t feel like having sex, but you do it anyways for your partner. And, the kind where it’s been a while since you’ve had sex, and you just need to bang […]

Why We Chose Joint Banking for Our Marriage (and How It Works for Us)

Why We Chose Joint Banking for Our Marriage (and How It Works for Us)

There are lots of ways to handle money within a marriage, but my husband and I choose to have joint banking. We actually joined our bank accounts about a year before we got engaged. We already lived together and had a dog, and we knew […]

How to Give and Receive Sexual Criticism

How to Give and Receive Sexual Criticism

Giving and receiving sexual criticism can be awkward. You worry about your partner’s feelings when you give constructive sexual feedback. And, it can hurt your ego when your partner points out where you could improve. So, should you tell your partner when you don’t like […]

How Our Love Story Began

How Our Love Story Began

My husband and I recently celebrated 10 years of love. Whaa?! I’ve been loving this guy for a third of my life?? Of the 10 years, five were dating, one was engaged and four have been married. So, in honor of 10 years of love, […]

6 Things I Do Before My Period to Make Everything Suck Less

6 Things I Do Before My Period to Make Everything Suck Less

There are few period-related things that are inevitable for me every month: bloat, breakouts and irritability. When combined, these three things make my happiness and confidence plummet. I already feel gross on my period, so I definitely don’t need anything else deflating me those days. […]

I Used to Question If My Marriage Was Normal

I Used to Question If My Marriage Was Normal

Have you ever wondered if your marriage is “normal?” If so, you’re certainly not alone. Though I don’t have this thought anymore, I was reminded that I once did when someone from the modwife.co community reached out to me with similar thoughts.   Here’s a […]

12 Springtime Date Ideas Under $50 (for Any City!)

12 Springtime Date Ideas Under $50 (for Any City!)

Springtime is my favorite season for dates. The weather is warm, but the humidity isn’t off the charts just yet – making outdoor dates a comfortable option. And most outdoor activities have one thing in common – they’re inexpensive!   Below is a list of […]

What to Do When Sex Feels Like a Chore

What to Do When Sex Feels Like a Chore

My husband and I were chatting about sex recently when I said, “I don’t really feel in the mood, but I want to have sex because I know my body needs it.” He responded with, “Damn. You don’t want to do it because it’s fun?” […]

I Wear My Wedding Dress Every Anniversary

I Wear My Wedding Dress Every Anniversary

My husband and I don’t buy each other grand gifts for wedding anniversaries. Instead, we make unique memories and keep our wedding anniversary traditions going strong. Our traditions are simple: take a photo at our public wedding venue and reminisce on all that’s happened since […]


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