Category Archives: marriage

Ten Years into Marriage…No Applause Needed


Ten year married, and we’re still sane 😉

My husband and I were planning an anniversary trip the other day, and we mentioned that we’ll have been married 10 years in March.  5-yr-old N overheard the conversation and said, “Wow, you guys have been married ten years?  It feels like twenty!”  We just laughed and agreed – it does feel like twenty most of the time.

Caiti Mondragon had a great post last week about accomplishing a decade of marriage, and the ten-year mark does really feel like a big one.  When it comes up in conversation, people have been congratulating me, and I keep seeing articles and blog posts about the admirable things couples have done to make it to the big ten.  Which leads me to believe in this age of staggering divorce rates, going strong at ten years must be more impressive than I thought….read more at Rocky Parenting


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To Have and To Hold

Blogged by Kayenta on November 22, 2011

Last night, my husband leaned over silently in our bed and kissed me on the lips.  An invitation; not the usual peck on the cheek before he rolls over or, as is the case these last weeks, goes downstairs to sleep because his snoring wakes the baby sleeping in our room.   While his lips held mine, he slipped the elastic from my ponytail, letting my hair lose for the first time in a week.  Then, he made a move that brought tears to my eyes with its simplicity:  he reached over without missing a beat and set the hair tie on my  nightstand where I could find it… read more

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