Category Archives: Family Life

Dumb things couples fight about OR How Skype can harm your relationship

Last night my husband was upset with me during our Skype session because he “didn’t like my expression”. The first annoying expression that set him off was the impatient looking upward attached to a sigh. My husband is a the … Continue reading

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…and he’s off!

This is real now.  While I knew he was leaving yesterday, it never occurred to me that he’d be flying over Syrian and Iraqi airspace… I guess I’m glad it didn’t occur to me until I woke up and looked … Continue reading

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19 days ’til he flies off to Abu Dhabi

The past month has flown by – I feel like I have little spare time right now. I have been busy with: – Welcoming my youngest son home after a 2-year church mission to Mexico. It has been wonderful seeing … Continue reading

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Mitigating Culture Shock

Eliminating culture shock, I believe is virtually impossible.  However, knowledge is power and learning as much as one can on what to expect can certainly lessen the blow. When I was in my early 30s with three little kids, we … Continue reading

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