Author: Martine Foreman

Is Your Marriage Suffering Because You Won’t Let Go?

Marriage is absolutely wonderful.  It’s also incredibly hard.  No matter how much you love your spouse, there will be rough patches—moments that you struggle to survive.  It’s inevitable.  Any couple that tells you things are always rosy either hasn’t been married very long, or they are lying. When you face challenges in your marriage, there should always be an attempt, by both parties, to make things right.  Maybe you need counseling, or maybe you just need some time, but giving up when things get hard shouldn’t be your impulse.  Efforts to restore things have to be made before you...

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Humble & Hungry

Today was a regular day, but it was also a pretty exciting one.  Today, I made my debut on Disney Baby as one of their new bloggers.  I can’t even begin to tell you how thrilled I am about this opportunity. I love Disney and I live in a house with two kids who love Disney too (actually three if you count my husband). What made today amazing, though, wasn’t just seeing my first post on Disney Baby.  What made the day amazing was the outpour of love, support and encouragement I got from tons of friends on Facebook...

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11 Tips to Help You Be Both a Good Mom and a Good Wife

Balancing a marriage and motherhood can be very challenging.  For many women, it often seems difficult to be great at one and still find the energy to be great at the other. And truthfully, the role that tends to suffer most is being a wife. I think it’s possible for us to develop a sense of balance that allows us to be great in both roles.  Is it going to be easy?  Definitely not, but I think it is very possible.  The mistake that most women make is giving too much of themselves in an effort to make everyone...

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What Does It Mean to Get RADICAL?

I’ve had years in the past where I have boldly declared that it was going to be My Year.  When I said it I meant it, because I wanted to reach my goals and end the year feeling like I was on top of the world.  Unfortunately, I let life get in the way far too many times and I would always end the year feeling like I came up short.  Maybe it was a stressful job, maybe I wasn’t performing at my best because I wasn’t taking care of myself, or maybe it was the health of a loved one that pulled me away from accomplishing my goals.  It does’t really matter what it was, though.  What matters is that I let “it” take the lead and redirect my life. That’s not happening to me this year. What I have realized is that life happens, and no matter what my BIG plans are, life will just keep happening.  That’s the way it goes. So, I have entered this year asking myself, “can you really reach all of your goals this year, no matter what life throws your way?”  My answer is, “I absolutely can.  This is my year to get RADICAL.”  So what does it mean to get radical?  For me it means that I am on a mission to reach my goals and I am prepared to make sure...

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Headed Home for a Run

A few weeks ago, I decided that I needed to lace up and get back into the running game.  As usual, I went ahead and also decided to train for a race.  A 5k?  Of course not — that makes too much sense.  I decided that I would go big or keep my ass at home, so I figured a half marathon would make perfect sense (I know, I’m buggin’).  And, not only did I make this decision, but I boldly shared it with my Facebook friends and even got a couple of people I’m cool with to commit...

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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 three 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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