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How to Write a Love Letter
How To Write A Love Letter To Your Spouse – And Why You Should

Your mate deserves a love letter from you. Words they can hold in their hand and press against their heart. Words that last past the saying of them. Words that can hearten them in tough times and make them smile in sad times. When the tornadoes, floods, and fires hit, what do people grab in...

Marital Bingo

If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for your spouse that has a little more entertainment value than a bouquet of flowers, how about trying some Marital Bingo? Here’s how it works: You both list 24 things  you would like the other to do. Vary the list by including some that can be done...

Friday Five #5

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face. 1. Snuggle-wear. During this crazy winter with it’s record snow storms and freezing temperatures,...

Testifying in Family Court? 5 Things NOT to Say

There are whole books on testifying in court. There are numerous articles about what to say, what to wear, and how to behave. But there are also things that should NOT be said during testimony – especially in Family Court. Following are my top five things not to say in Family Court. 1. “To tell...

Friday Five #4

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face.   1. If you and your spouse have decided that in 2014 you would...

Happy Anniversary!

Thanks for stopping by to help me celebrate my first anniversary! It’s been quite a year. My husband  and I lost precious loved ones, dealt with (and beat) cancer, dealt with other health issues and life challenges during this past year – as so many of you are doing. And through it all we continued to...

How to Find Couple Friends
How to Get Couple Friends (and why you need to)

Who needs ‘couple friends’ when you have great family and single friends that have been your buds since junior high? If you’re married, you do. Not instead of the great family and single friends, but in addition to. Why You Need Other Married Friends Nobody is suggesting that you dump friends you had prior to...

Friday Five #2

Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be five related thoughts, or five random topics. But it will be short. And it will leave you with a new thought, idea, or smile on your face.   1. If one of your  Couple’s New Year’s Resolutions is to add a...

ALIMONY 101

In the olden days, couples got divorced and the man paid alimony – it was a given. Flash forward a few decades. Now there are criteria the judge explores before awarding alimony – if alimony is even going to be awarded. And yet, many still think that spousal support (another name for alimony) is going...

Friday Five

Fridays are special. No time to read long, dragged out messages. We want quick. We want pithy. We want to head into the weekend with a smile on our face. So to honor Fridays, I am starting this new feature – Friday Five. It may be informational, entertaining, inspirational, or some combination. It may be...

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