Tags archives: husband

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Juice Fast Fight

Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band recently watched a doc­u­men­tary and now wants to go on a 60 day juice fast.  Which means…of course…he wants me to go on a 60 day juice fast too. We have 3 kids under the age of 16 and I still have to make pan­cakes and pack lunches and cook dinner […]

 

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Things She Wishes You'd Do

Yes­ter­day, I asked my hus­band if he would have come by my office to pick up my car and put gas in it. He said that he would have, and it really made me wish I had called and asked! He also blows me kisses all the time. It’s our code for ‘I love you.’ […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Put Out By The Pooch

Mike & Liza, We got a puppy about a year ago.  When it was lit­tle and cry­ing all night, my hus­band thought it would help if it slept in the bed with us. Now, it’s not a cute lit­tle puppy any­more and we have a 50 lb mutt right in between us with its head on […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Who's Spooning Who

Dear Mike & Liza, I just got mar­ried a few months ago and I have a ques­tion.  I always dreamed about sleep­ing safely in the arms of my hus­band as he “spooned” around me in bed.  When we get into bed at night, my hus­band turns away, ges­tures to me, and says “put your arms around […]

 

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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: 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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Quirky Mom Rules

Do you have a rule that works for you?  Please share it. Rule #1: You can’t be in the room when I’m work­ing unless you work, too Goal: Get your child to help, or stop bug­ging you, while you do chores It might seem odd, but I don’t mind doing laun­dry, clean­ing floors, or really any kind […]

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref: Father's Not Fair

  Dear Mike & Liza, My hus­band seems to have assigned all of his chores to our 2 old­est chil­dren. Sud­denly they are clean­ing the cat box, tak­ing out the trash, and mow­ing the lawn. I’m not upset that the chil­dren have chores, but the bal­ance is off now. I have respon­si­bilites, they have responsibilites, […]

 

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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  

 

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Mike & Liza's Marriage Ref - What Direction Should The Silverware Point

  Dear Mike & Liza, I love lis­ten­ing to Mar­riage Ref every week and I NEVER thought I’d have any­thing for you to decide — but here I am.  My hus­band has started putting the forks and knives point­ing up in the dish­washer.  He has some cocka­mamie the­ory about them dam­ag­ing the plas­tic bas­ket.  I don’t want to […]