Life Without a Husband During the Holidays

Holidays are hard enough, but, take away a parent, and they seem impossible.

A 10-Day Social Media Fast

As you may know, I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. As members of the church, we have a general conference 2 times a year (April and October). During this conference, the prophet, apostles, and other church leaders give 10 - 15-minute talks on different subjects. It is such... Continue Reading →

A Culture Shock

In my post Our Story, I mentioned how important family and marriage is in my religious culture. I want to talk a little more about that today. I want to address how this push for marriage and family can leave some feeling less worthy and even worthless. As a young woman, I imagined myself married... Continue Reading →

Our Story

I come from a religious culture where marriage and family are very important. Most of my friends were married before they finished college. I, on the other hand, finished school and served a full-time mission for my church before getting married. My husband (N) and I have talked about how we had both almost given... Continue Reading →

Big Changes

Hi There! Wow! This has been a crazy few months! I got married, moved to a new state, and got a new job. So, I have decided to start this blog to document all of our adventures, our mishaps, and our successes. I hope you will come along for the ride; it is going to... Continue Reading →

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