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Tagged With: marriage

How Weird Al Helped Me Propose to My Wife

With a horde of YouTube fans and a #1 album on Billboard, Weird Al Yankovic is enjoying a bit of a second or third wind in his 4-decade career. So, I guess now is as good a time as any to tell the story of how Weird Al helped me propose to my wife.

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A Prayer for Spouses and Parents

I was recently absorbed in some selfish introspection (“Why do my kids seem to go out of their way to drive me nuts?!”) when my conscience reminded me of a better direction to channel my thoughts. I suddenly recalled a famous prayer that had more personal relevance than I’d considered. Called “Make Me an Instrument … Continue reading »

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The Vocation of Marriage and Parenthood

[Let’s call the author of this post Stuff. She’s a long-time friend and contributor to my previous blog. This is a re-post from that blog. I’m re-posting it here because thought it would be a good post for Mother’s Day. Since it’s original publication, Stuff’s family has grown to include a total of four children, … Continue reading »

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Are You Freaking Kidding Me?!

I haven’t been able to force myself to watch the following video yet. I’m still stuck on the title and concept. Apparently, the blogger at Out-Numbered was asked to post a video from Momversation. The title of this meeting of the minds? Are You Stressed When Dad Watches the Kids?

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Keeping Peace While Keeping Clean

I stumbled across an interesting post the other day. Wife and mother Kate recently pondered the sharing of housekeeping duties between husbands and wives. I’m curious to hear others’ thoughts.   “I had an interesting conversation with a colleague once who claimed that the chores men typically do around the house are the ones they’re interested … Continue reading »

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