The Power of a Praying Wife

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By Tina Rodriguez of Truly Rich Mom Let me begin this post with a confession: I don't like my husband all the time. In fact, on some days — days that have been extra challenging — I find myself wondering, "How in the world did we ever end up together?" Okay... there, I've said it. Thankfully, those days are few and far between now. After being married … [Read more...]

My super hot hubby, and recent thoughts on marriage.

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Happy Monday, everyone! Well, it's the first day of the week, the day I usually publish a blogging-related post. But I've decided to postpone the next Blissful Blogging series installment to next week, so that we could talk about a "hot topic" recently in our work-at-home moms Facebook community: How to keep your marriage "spicy." Of course, I'll only be … [Read more...]

Birthday Blessings

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My husband was the first to surprise me this year on my birthday. Because he knows I'm a romantic, he knows I like surprises. So on the afternoon before my birthday (Monday), that's when he surprised me with a bouquet of sprightly blooms — which I wasn't expecting, since I thought he might give them to me on my birthday itself. So, plus points for the early … [Read more...]

My son is a liar!


Yep, Vito lied to me and his Dad. Flat out, then and there. I was doing the dishes after we'd finished our morning meal. OK, so the dishes were sitting in the sink for like an hour before I got to them, and so it was close to lunch time, and I was also prepping lunch. Since we'd be eating in about thirty minutes, I specifically told Vito that he couldn't … [Read more...]

Toy store heart tugs, Mommy edition

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Whenever we hit the toy store (which isn't often), we have a rule for Vito: "Look only, no buying." It's something we established early on, as soon as we noticed he could understand the concept of money and payments in exchange for things. And so, our little boy knows the drill — "Mommy, can we go to the toy store?" "Sure, babe. "But, we're only … [Read more...]