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To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 6h ago

My Baby Has a Baby (Sort Of!)

Three years ago, my daughter Rebecca, then 19, wrote a post for me called Why I Didn’t Rebel. Chances are, if you’ve been reading me for a while, you’ve read it. In fact, chances are that’s how you found me in the first place, because in the few mont...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1d ago

My HUGE Announcement I Can Finally Share with You!

For quite a few months now I’ve wanted to tell you all a story. But I couldn’t, because it...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 2d ago

I Figured Out Why So Much Marriage Advice is so Trite!

Do you ever find marriage advice kind of, well, shallow? I’ll be on Pinterest, and I’ll see something interesting: “What to do when you find your husband watching porn.” And I’ll think to myself, “Okay, that might be really good! Let’s see what she h...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 3d ago

10 Things To Know About Staying Sane When Parents Divorce

How do you handle a parents’ divorce–when you’re an adult? We often think of the effects of divorce on children. But divorce affects adult children, too. It’s Wednesday, the day when we always talk marriage, and lately I’ve had a number of emails fro...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 4d ago

Have Marriage Questions? Here’s Where to Find Answers!

In six short days I’ll be free! Or at least that’s how I see it. For the last few months R...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1w ago

Preteen Hormones: 3 Important Things to Remember!

What do you do when your 9-year-old starts getting moody? I’ve always said, as loudly and clearly as I can, that the hardest years for us parenting our two daughters were 8-12. Rebecca had h...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

Want to Laugh at Me Some More?

On Tuesday I told you the 10 mistakes I made telling my kids about sex and puberty. Then y...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

Wifey Wednesday: How Do You Raise Kids without Your Hangups?

If you have hangups or shame about sex, how do you make sure you don’t pass those on to your children? It’s Wednesday, the day that we always talk marriage! And one of the big messages of this blog is that it is possible to embrace sex and marriage t...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

Top 10 Mistakes I Made Teaching My Kids About Sex

I don’t know any parent who manages to escape unscathed after that the harrowing ordeal of...
To Love, Honor and Vacuum · 1W ago

Woo Hoo! Everything You Need to Tell Your Daughter About Sex, Puberty and Growing Up

Talking about sex to your child is one of the scariest parts about being a parent. Every Monday I like to post a reader question and take a stab at answering it, and late last spring I started getting a TON of questions, right along these lines. I’ll...