Tags archives: husband



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 […]



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.’ […]



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 […]



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 […]



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: 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. […]



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 […]



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, […]



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  



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 […]