My busy life has been stripped down to the essentials; it’s back to the basics for Team Wilhelm. With little to no regard for clocks, our collective lives are now about sustenance, smiles, and, God willing, sleep. Our boy is a sleeper, to be sure, but he has a ways to go in terms of . . . → Read More: I Welcome It
Calm down, now—this post is not about that kind of excitement!
It’s no secret that my husband and I have quite a few differences in personality, and this often makes for amusing conversations. For one, the man seems incapable of getting excited about something before it’s right in front of his face. This has been . . . → Read More: How Men and Women Get Excited
For some time…towards the wrapping-up phase of Divorced Before 30…my amazingly prolific wife has been urging me to post something for this new blog (I was surprised too). I have nearly convinced myself that this blog was principally conceived to fill up the time between our daughter going to bed and my wife going to . . . → Read More: “Clever” Retort
There’s been a lot of learning going on in our house lately, and it’s got me thinking: Do we learn more from our successes or our failures? Our toddler, Linnea, is learning some valuable lessons this winter, such as if she repeatedly stands up in the bathtub and/or drinks the bathwater in defiance, then Mom . . . → Read More: Successes or Failures?
Earlier this week, Josh sent me an article about a newly published psychological study from the University of Minnesota, “Getting in Under the Radar: A Dyadic View of Invisible Support.” The study is about practical support (trying to fix the problem) and emotional support (trying to make the other person feel better) between romantic partners—a topic that certainly . . . → Read More: Relationships and Support
I hope you’re not too disappointed that I’m not going to talk politics.
Sure, I’m going to vote, but this Tuesday means a lot more to me than that. Exactly four years ago, Election Day changed my life. If you don’t know the story, check out these three posts from Divorced Before 30: Part 27: . . . → Read More: Election Day
Josh and I recently went out to dinner to celebrate our second wedding anniversary. I can count on one hand the number of times we’ve been out since our daughter was born, so it was a real treat. Because I’d been feeling like we’d been in our own little worlds for a couple of weeks, . . . → Read More: Relationship Homework