Archive for the ‘From The Wife’ Category

Valentine’s Day Traditions: Celebrate Marriage

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Girls' Choice Do you dread Valentine's Day or look forward to it?  Do you view it as one of the best days of the year, or is it just another day that has been corrupted by consumerism?  Before I married The Donkey, my best Valentine's Day memories were all from elementary ...

Wife Has No Trouble Surviving Labor and Delivery Without Her Husband

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Going Solo Things in our house have gotten slightly less hectic, so we figured it was time we get back in touch.  Thanks to everyone for your well-wishes for our tiny little baby.  He is still in the hospital (and will be for weeks), but doing fairly well. Through this whole ordeal, ...

Big List of Date Ideas: Classic, Creative, Adventurous, Meaningful, and More

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Dying For a Date? I had a great time reading through all the date night suggestions as they rolled in over weekend.  But, if you're anything like The Donkey, the thought of reading all 275 comments was a bit daunting.  Following is a compilation of all the ideas we collected, plus ...

Father’s Day Weekend: He May Be Clueless, But He’s a Great Dad

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Donkey Makes a Great Dad It's a well known, well-documented fact that The Donkey isn't overly supportive during pregnancies. This fact will only be confirmed as we continue to write about the remaining months of my pregnancy, not to mention the labor and delivery. So, why in the world ...

Husband Lacks Empathy to Pains of Pregnancy

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Foolish I wasn't at my computer much yesterday, which means I missed a lot of the April Foolery which was spread all over the web. The Donkey and I didn't really do much to celebrate the holiday. I did miss an opportunity when I sent him an email ...

Love Letter from Husband Reveals His True Feelings

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

P.S. I Love You I was on my own last week, since The Donkey was on a business trip (vacation) all week. As always, I requested that he send postcards to the kids, and this time he managed to remember to do it! Since he's slightly stingy, I was ...

Boring Date Nights? Break Up The Movie Monotony

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Take Your Turn Recently I heard someone complaining about spending leisure time with his wife. She had planned two outings--both to places that he was not interested in--and he felt that they just weren't worth the trouble. He went on the first outing grudgingly, but then flatly refused ...

Husband Can’t Handle a Cold; Wife is Left to Suffer

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Man Cold The Donkey and I have spent the last 5 weeks or so suffering through some pretty nasty colds. Which is to say, I've been suffering through my own cold AND The Donkey's Man Cold. For a depiction of a Man Cold, watch this quick video clip from ...

Husband Hopeless at Gift-Giving? Tell Him What You Want

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Surprise, Surprise Thanks to everyone for participating in our First Annual Valentine's Day Giveaway! We've had such a fun time reading your wishlists, poetry, advice, movie recommendations, and  Valentine's Day posts.  We hope you all had a great Valentine's Day. When we were newlyweds, and our first February rolled around, I ...

Wife Doesn’t Want Husband Asking for Permission to Go Out… Or Does She?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Mother May I? It's not uncommon for me to hear The Donkey ask a question like... "Hey, am I allowed to go out anywhere tonight?" or... "How many nights are you going to let me hang out with my brother when he's in town?" or... "I was just wondering ...