Tag: Valentine’s Day

This Too Shall Pass

I am often asking my boys: “Where is the love?!”.  By ignoring me and making me work for each and every ounce of affection offered, they have turned me into the needy girlfriend who looks for constant affirmations that her boyfriend still likes her, that she’s cool enough, that she’s fun enough…. I think I’m going

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Spoiler Alert: You already have a Valentine.

February has arrived, and I’m downing Reese’s hearts as I write this. You guys, VALENTINE’S DAY IS COMING. I say this not to make you panic, and not to initiate the “UGH, I hate that Hallmark holiday” naysayers…but to let you in on a secret. Chances are very, very high that you already have at least

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An 11 Year-Old’s Musings On Romance

So, I asked my 11 year old son what he thought about Valentine’s Day. “I don’t have a girlfriend or anything like that, so I don’t really think about it,” he replied, completely uninterested in the conversation. Aaaand of course, I pressed the issue. “Well, what if you did have a girlfriend? What would you

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For the Love of Love

We Schreiers love love. That, coupled with the fact that we are unapologetically cheesy, means that Valentine’s Day is right up our alley.  Not the over-commercialized, chocolate-and-roses, Hallmark holiday that so many have come to avoid with a passion, but the hearts and handwritten notes, kisses and hugs, holiday that asks us to take a

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