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  • 31 Wonderfuls!

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May 2016

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31 Wonderfuls!

Happy Mother’s Day! How many Mother’s Days have you celebrated?   I’ve enjoyed 31 wonderful Mother’s Days.  I look back through the years and remember how challenging being a mom, single mom and then step mom really was.  I never felt I was good enough.  Each developmental stage of my children’s ...

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  • The Thief in My Marriage  by Katie Walker
  • The Thief in My Marriage  by Katie Walker

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Apr 2016

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The Thief in My Marriage by Katie Walker

Let’s get Vulnerable! Thieves.  Every marriage has them. The thing that takes our time from our spouse. Most of the time its a necessity with a miss placed priority level. God recently opened my eyes to my thief, sleep. Yes, sleep is a necessity and just having a baby its more a priority than normal. […]

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  • Oh, and by the way, Grocery Shopping is not a Date!

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Mar 2016

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Oh, and by the way, Grocery Shopping is not a Date!

Recently I was speaking to a younger friend about date nights and how he and his wife are able to keep the habit going.  We also spoke about the challenges everyone has at the 30 something stage of life because of their busy-ness.  It means we have to find someone to watch the kids, feel […]

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  • What Does Date Night Look Like for Empty-Nesters?

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Feb 2016

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What Does Date Night Look Like for Empty-Nesters?

John and I have been without children in the home for about 6 years now.  I have advocated having date nights for all ages.  One thing that makes me sad is, several years ago I started a program here in our home town called “Dating My Spouse”.  People would buy a card and on a […]

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  • A 30 something Perspective on “Date Nights” with Kids.

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Jan 2016

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A 30 something Perspective on “Date Nights” with Kids.

Hey, I am Katie. Here’s a little about me and my family. I am the wife of a wonderful man that I met in Alabama. We met in 2006 and have been married for over 5 years.  We have a beautiful little girl that is 18 months and are expecting another one in March! Boy, […]

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  • And the Ride Continues as well as the Ramblings.

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Jun 2015

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And the Ride Continues as well as the Ramblings.

Day 3:  By the second day we had rested had a wonderful breakfast, made some new acquaintances and knew we could keep going.  We planned to do around 50 miles to get to our next destination which was a little town past Ohiopyle.  Beautiful ride.  Saw people rafting all along the ride.  Lots of rapids […]

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  • What I’m learning on the GAP / C&O Canal Adventure

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Jun 2015

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What I’m learning on the GAP / C&O Canal Adventure

Well, I knew I wanted to blog about this adventure, but wasn’t sure how or what. So here it goes. I’m starting a few days late, actually day 2 of our ride but day 4 of our adventure.  So here it goes.  Forgive me if I’m a bit corny but it hit me as I […]

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  • Time Gets Away

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May 2015

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Time Gets Away

Money is difficult to talk about.

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  • Oh Dear I think I’m Avoiding This Challenge!

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Feb 2015

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Oh Dear I think I’m Avoiding This Challenge!

When I last blogged, over a month ago, I was telling my woes about talking to my husband about the challenges of finances.  Since then,  He’s really tried to be open with me.  My best time to talk with him is in the car.  That’s when he LOVES to TALK!  So about a month ago […]

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  • Reporting Back – How’s it working?

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Jan 2015

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Reporting Back – How’s it working?

Well, here’s what I did.  I wrote a letter using the skills of telling him that I love and appreciate him but I have some concerns and desires.  I wrote out all my concerns and desires then asked him to do three things.  Two days later he says,  did you get the stuff I put […]

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