Tags archives: dear-mike

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Designer Jeans Drama

Dear Mike & Liza, I’m tak­ing my 16 year old daugh­ter back-to-school shop­ping.  She wants expen­sive jeans.  We can afford them, and frankly, she looks bet­ter in them. I believe buy­ing her the expen­sive jeans will boost her self-confidence, be drama free and allow her to focus on her stud­ies.  My hus­band says jeans have noth­ing to […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Bangs Or No Bangs

Time for the big reveal — What do you think of Jessica’s new do from Niki Young at salon h. davis in Idaho Falls?     Dear Mike & Liza, I’ve had bangs my whole life. I grew them out so my hair was all the same length. Then I cut them again for my wedding. […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Converting or Crafting

Dear Mike & Liza, We just moved to Idaho Falls.  We are not LDS.  The women in our neigh­bor­hood imme­di­ately started invit­ing my wife to evening get togeth­ers.  She says she’s enjoy­ing her­self and mak­ing new friends.  I think it’s wrong for her to attend these activ­i­ties when she has no inten­tion of join­ing their church. Kurt, Idaho Falls

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Facebook Punishing or Parenting

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band has posted an embar­rass­ing pic­ture of our 15 year old daugh­ter on Face­book.  He says he’s going to keep it on his page until she cleans her room to his spec­i­fi­ca­tions.  I also want her to get her room clean but I don’t think humil­i­at­ing her is the way to […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Cat Conundrum

Dear Mike & Liza, Our cat has dia­betes. She has to have shots twice a day. It’s expen­sive, it’s time con­sum­ing and the cat hates the shots. Our lives revolve around this cat. My hus­band has adjusted his work sched­ule. We can’t go on vaca­tion. And twice a day I feel like I’m tor­tur­ing her. […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Above Ground Fun Or Tacky Eyesore

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band wants an above ground pool. Can you believe it?  I’m not happy about this.  We have a small yard, it takes up too much space and it’s going to kill the entire lawn.  I know it will just fall apart in a year and half, but I don’t want to […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Workout Buddy or Butting In

Dear Mike & Liza, Am I a ter­ri­ble wife?  My hus­band is about 30lbs over­weight and has decided to start work­ing out to drop the pounds.  I already have a gym mem­ber­ship and go to Zumba, or step aer­o­bics or Power Cut with my girl­friends every week­day.  My hus­band has started com­ing to class with me. […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Cyber Spying Or Responsible Parenting

Dear Mike & Liza, My kids both have Face­book accounts and spend a rea­son­able amount of time on them.  I insist on know­ing their pass­word and I check their pages daily.  I mon­i­tor the pic­tures they post, the arti­cles they read, the music they lis­ten to and even the mes­sages they send to their friends. My […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Empty Nest Fail

  Dear Mike & Liza, We recently became empty nesters. I’m enjoy­ing it, my wife not so much. Our son is 27 and has sole cus­tody of his 5 year old daugh­ter. He’s doing okay, but my wife insists he needs our help, and wants our grand­daugh­ter to move in with us. I just want to […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Fun or Frugal

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band wants to spend our tax refund on a fun fam­ily vaca­tion with our kids.  I want to pay bills. He says kids don’t remem­ber pay­ing bills and let’s make some mem­o­ries. We have agreed to let your lis­ten­ers “make the call.” Amber, Rexburg