Category: Love

Relationships. Marriage. Love, Actually.

Five Love Languages Series: Words of Affirmation

There are five love languages that we need to speak fluently in our marriages and families. Today we start with the first, Words of Affirmation. What is Words of Affirmation as a Love Language? Words of affirmation as a love language is the use of positive words and the right tone of voice to express […]

 How I Kept Intimacy In My Marriage After Having Kids

After our honeymoon, my hubby and I definitely wanted to continue spending a lot of quality time with each other. Along came the kids and it was goodbye to our alone time. First, there was the waking-up-at-night cycle as babies. Then, there was the sleeping in our bed phase as toddlers.  Whenever we tried to […]

How I Kept Intimacy In My Marriage After Having Kids

7 Tips For Solving Conflict In Marriage

For as long as she could remember, doing her Master’s degree was at the top of Kene’s wishlist. As a child, everyone had called her a bookworm. She’d planned to do the Masters immediately after her stint in Law School. But marriage and kids came in quick succession. Undaunted, she’d delved into an active career. […]

7 Tips For Solving Conflict In Marriage

How My Long Distance Relationship Helped Me

A lot of people thought it was crazy to have a long-distance relationship. Was it a proper commitment? Shouldn’t we have made it an “open” relationship? How did we know the other person didn’t have a proper face-to-face relationship with another?

Goal Setting: 5 Tips For Young Couples 

Kody can’t wait to hit ’30’. She’s already a Chartered Accountant, married with twins, a boy, and a girl. The future seems bright and she plans to switch to a less stressful job once they buy and move to their own house. That way, she’ll have more time for the kids, home and Kevin, her […]

Goal Setting: 5 Tips For Young Couples

Conflict: Good For Your Marriage?

“I’m a movement by myself, but I’m a force when we’re together. Mami, I’m good all by myself, but baby you, you make me better.” It’s not often we get relationship inspiration from pop culture, but I think this lyric is gold. It summarizes the secret of successful couples. Good alone, but better together. Like […]

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A Working Mom’s Guide To A Recession – Friendly Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. You’re not sure how you feel about it falling on a weekday. Add the state of the economy, and you’re almost certain it won’t be as glamorous as it once was. You remember being giddy with excitement and anticipation, waiting for the gifts, the surprise getaways, the mysterious dinner dates with […]