Marriage

Marriage

If Life Was A Rollercoaster…

Penn’s birthday was last week, and birthdays always make me reflective. We were discussing life, where we’ve been, and what (we think) aging looks like. I’ve always thought of aging kind of like a roller coaster. When you are younger,…

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Marriage

Celebrate Capable Dads

Listen, I have made fun of my husband in a video a time or two. He has a raging case of ADHD and has been known to put keys in the fridge and leave entire cartons of milk under the…

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Marriage

I Sort Of Forgot Our Anniversary

Just so we’re clear, I’m very happy with my marriage. Incredibly happy.  I rarely do ab work in the gym because Penn makes me belly laugh, to the point of belly ache, at least once a day. It’s a great…

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Marriage

When You Both Want Different Things

Ninety-nine percent of the time I feel like Penn and I have a solid relationship filled with open communication and two mature people asking for what they want. But I won’t lie and say there haven’t been times during our…

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Marriage

Supporting A Partner With Anxiety

Talking about anxiety is really HARD for someone with anxiety. Quite honestly, I can’t talk about specific encounters without reliving those feelings. I think that’s why it’s sometimes so hard for people to be able to openly talk with others…

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Marriage

Supporting A Partner with ADHD

It’s taken me a lot of years to give grace to Penn and his struggles with ADHD. Not that I don’t love him, I just didn’t always understand it. If you’ve been following us here for a while, you know…

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Marriage

What I Wish Was On Our Wedding Registry

Oh Sweet! 7,000 thread count Egyptian cotton! We can’t afford that but I bet Uncle Bobby could. Add to list. Pewter salt shakers that have a little rotor on top that churns out salt! Maybe Grandma will pay 75 Bucks…

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Marriage

The Least Sexy Thing I Love About You

When Penn and I were dating I used to love every romantic gesture he would dream up. Singing to me while playing his guitar? Yes, please. Reservations at a swanky restaurant? Sign me up. After a while, the hot and…

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Marriage

Are You Guilty of Digital Adultery?

When we left for The Amazing Race, the biggest source of anxiety I had was the fact that we could not bring our phones with us. No way to communicate with our kids, no way to check the news, no…

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Marriage

Being Better At Being Married

Through our podcast and our book, Penn and I have always been very open about our successes and failures as a married couple. (Why not learn from our screw ups, right?) We’ve always strived to have better than just a…

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