Category Archives: Life as a Wife

12 Motivational Tips to Keep You Losing Weight

What’s a New Year without resolutions? Fifty percent of Americans make them, and fifty percent of those put losing weight at the top of their lists. Unfortunately, only 9% of…

My Game Plan for 2018

While some people find the concept of “resolutions” cliché and pointless because of the failures associated with them, I find it refreshing to sit down every January and put goals…

Getting off the Fat Track

Buckle your seatbelts. I’m about to knock your socks off. The tubby wife is 46 pounds lighter. It’s been a little over two months since I announced my ambitious goal…

Confessions of a Tubby Housewife

Years ago, I said it would never happen. The genes were there, but I had a healthy fear of looking like a blob, so… when things started to get out…

10 Reasons Your Man Shouldn’t be Washing the Dishes

  Every once in a while, the internet graces us with a viral post about why men should be helping with the housework. Women go crazy over this kind of…

The Unexpected Knock

There must be some law…. Some strange force of the universe…. One where, if someone shows up on my doorstep, my house will, without a doubt, be the WORST it…

Yep. I’m a Better Mom than You.

      I really shouldn’t write blog posts while going through caffeine withdrawal. But brace yourselves…  . I’ve just seriously had my fill of Mom-Judgment. Work with me here for…

The Man I Want My Son to Become

As I stood at the counter, folding a batch of your laundry, I held up a pair of your jeans and stared at them. When did you get so tall?…

It Doesn’t Happen in a Day

I sat down on our new couch today and looked around our freshly painted living room. It looks magnificent. But…. the walls are still bare. I gazed longingly at the windows, dreaming…

Marriage and Misery Don’t Have to be Synonymous

As an engaged couple preparing to wed, Mark and I were inundated with warnings that one day, we would have a fight. You can always count on seasoned married folk…