Tags archives: dear-mike



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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. […]



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 […]



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 […]



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. […]



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 […]



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