Author: Martine Foreman

Conquering My Fears About Having Another Child

Well, it’s almost time. I’m in the FINAL stretch. Baby number 3 is due in four weeks. FOUR WEEKS! I feel like I just found out I was pregnant. How am I due in four weeks? It’s crazy. But crazy or not, here I am getting ready to bring another life into this world and grow our family by one. I am getting ready to introduce my kids to their new sibling. I am getting ready to manage my marriage and these crazy kids without losing my mind. I am getting ready to somehow juggle my mom’s care and...

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3 Signs Your Marriage is Worth Fighting For

Marriage isn’t a requirement in our culture. People get married because they want to. Now, of course, we can debate whether or not folks are getting married for the right reasons, but whatever those reasons are, it is a personal choice. And for most of us, the decision to get married is not one taken likely. Some serious thought usually takes place before people decide to say, “I do.” And that should be the case because marriage is designed to be a lifelong commitment. Sure, we hear about the high divorce rate and how so many marriages end within...

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How to Get Motivated When You Just Don’t Want to Do a Thing

We are about six or seven weeks into the new year and the struggle has been REAL. There are days when I just don’t want to do a thing. Staying in bed feels like the best–or at least the easiest–option. Thankfully, my need to pay bills and raise my kids forces me to get up and keep things moving. That doesn’t mean it’s easy, though. And I want to be clear; I love my life. My husband still cracks me up and adores me, my kids are pretty awesome, and God has blessed me beyond measure. Despite the challenges I...

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5 Things You Need to Do if Your Health is Really a Priority

In honor of National Wear Red Day and the #GoRedForWomen campaign, I want to share my personal health journey and a few things I think you should do to make sure your health is really a priority. My mother is stroke survivor, and I lost my grandmother, uncle and aunt to strokes and heart disease. Needless to say, I want to do whatever I can to prevent a stroke in my own future, and to help all women make healthier choices in their lives.  My health is a priority! How many of us say that, whether it’s out loud or to...

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5 Small Changes that Will Make You a Better Parent in 2017

When I reflect on all the challenges I have faced in life, I can honestly say that nothing has been more challenging than being a parent. Don’t get me wrong; I love being a parent. I love it so much that I am pregnant with my third child. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. It’s not. On my best days, I smile and pat myself on the back because I made it, but on my worst days, I end up in tears. The struggle is real. But despite the tough days, I never give up hope. I know I...

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Meet Martine

Born-n-raised in Brooklyn, New York, I now live in the suburbs of Maryland with my amazing husband and two hilarious kids. Thanks for visiting. Kick it for a bit and I'm sure you will find something to help you improve the relationships that matter to you most and live a healthier, happier life. Read more...

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