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It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Ugh. GREAT! Don’t get me wrong, I love my husband. I love romance. I love, well, LOVE. But a day with so much emphasis on society’s definition of romance is a little much for me....
A very loose parody of "Wannabe" by Spice Girls: I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want... If you want to be my partner, it's super sexy if you know our kids' schedules. Details don't last forever, but they...
"I, Kristen, take thee, , to be my lawfully wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till...
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I have always wanted to be a preschool teacher. When I was a little girl, I loved nothing more than creating lessons for my little sister so I could "teach" her various things (which was her least favorite part...
This Father's Day, I'm giving my husband a special gift. It is totally within my price range, and yet it is priceless. It is something I have hinted to him about and something I know he will enjoy. And...
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