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OkCupid’s Arrow: A Rather Successful Online Love Story

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. Today’s My Read more…


Sunday, Sunday, Sunday: A Football Love Story

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

February on With Love and a Little Self-Deprecation is dedicated to love. Family love, friendship love, marriage love, “that wasn’t even close to being” love – just lots and lots of love. But in a funny way, I promise. First Read more…


8 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Move Your Child Into a Toddler Bed

When to move your toddler into a big kid bed

Conventional wisdom says you should move your toddler out of his crib and into a big kid bed when he can climb out of the crib. That seems smart. #Safety. But did you know that you can move your child Read more…


It’s My Christmas Party and I’ll Cry if I Want To

‘Tis the Season to be Frazzled Don’t be fooled. NO ONE has their act totally together in December. Not a one. Every single person currently fumbling through this month has forgotten to buy a gift, wrote down the wrong address, Read more…


Five Lessons Learned from a One Line a Day Journal

Five years ago I started a One Line a Day Journal. Each page has a date at the top with lines for five years. Every day I write down one line about something that happened that day. From monumental moments to Read more…


Love & Football: A House Divided

Years ago I asked my mom “How are you supposed to know who to marry?” Sure there is love and respect and attraction, but what is the secret sauce for making a marriage last? She gave some very sage advice. Read more…


Cleveland Rocks: Our Visit to State 20/50

Drew Carey was right, Cleveland rocks.

Some couples go to lovely romantic island resorts on vacation. Glen and I chose Cleveland. The Journey to 50 I’ve mentioned before that our master plan is to visit all 50 states together. We even have a huge map in our Read more…