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Tag Archives: relationships

Romantic Getaway – How to Plan One with Your Partner

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 14, 2019 | Categories: Marriage, Relationships
romantic getaway

The idea of a romantic getaway can really awaken the magic and add a new spark of interest and love in any relationship, and if you two have been struggling to spend some time together, treating yourself to a vacation is the best way to get closer to each other and have a splendid time […]

Be The Woman You’ve Always Wanted To Be

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 25, 2017 | Categories: Health and Beauty
Be the woman you've always wanted to be

Everyone is so self conscious of their image, or even their life. There’s so much competition and people to base your life around that it’s hard to stay focused on what you actually want to be. Celebrities and social media icons have created an illusion of what the perfect woman should be, but behind all […]

If I could have 3 wishes, what would I wish for?

Today’s topic in the “30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me” is, “If you could have 3 wishes, what would you wish for?” I thought this would be easy, but it is not. Because 3 wishes would be incredible, yet, I’d probably later, think, “Why didn’t I wish for this… or that?” […]

Opposites Attract – A Match Made in Heaven

This is topic #3 of the 30 Things I Want My Son To Know About Me series. Today’s topic is, “Describe your relationship with your spouse.” This is an easy topic for me, however, my husband is a very private person. So talking about him on my blog isn’t something I do very often. My […]

Remembering What’s Really Important At Your Wedding

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 18, 2013 | Categories: Guest Posts, Marriage, Relationships

Guest Post Image Source Bridezillas have something of a bad reputation when it comes to getting married and there are many horror stories that focus on normally pleasant women turning into complete monsters in a bid to try and make their weddings as special and perfect as possible. Of course it’s understandable that you might […]

How To Regroup, Rejoin and Rejoice After Divorce

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 22, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts, Marriage, Relationships
How To Regroup, Rejoin and Rejoice After Divorce

Guest Post A divorce is one of the most devastating things than you can ever experience, especially if you have children. Your own heartbreak is bad enough, but now you also have to watch your precious kids experience the stress of the situation. During this difficult time, it’s hard to keep things together. The steps […]

Divorce and Your Kids: 3 Ways to Ease Their Pain

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 9, 2013 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts, Parenting

Guest Post Image Source Divorce can be a difficult time for anyone – especially children. Regardless of their age, children can feel very uncertain with all the changes that are taking place. Below are 3 ways to ease their pain while going through a divorce. 1. Enhance Communication Great communication is key with your children […]

3 Ways to Prevent Marital Problems from Festering

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 21, 2012 | Categories: Guest Posts, Marriage, Relationships

Guest Post Image Source Marital problems have a tendency to percolate under the surface of the relationship, getting worse when they aren’t dealt with in a timely fashion. In many cases, not dealing with marital problems and allowing them to fester can make one person in the relationship begin to resent the other. Sometimes resentment […]

Why It’s Good to Vent Anger At Your Partner From Time to Time

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 11, 2012 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts, Marriage

Guest Post Image by Chloe Fynn Relationships are complicated at the best of times. The moments of happiness and romance are invariably interspersed with episodes of wanton misunderstanding and seething rage. If you’ve had a bad day at work the last thing you want to come home to is a pile of dirty dishes, an […]

Mothers and Daughters: A Love Hate Relationship

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 9, 2012 | Categories: Family and Health, Guest Posts

Guest Post I remember being with a friend who had become a new grandmother. This friend had four children, raised them all well, and was so happy and proud to be a new grandmother.  The funny thing to me was that, even though it was clear that my friend knew a thing or two about […]