Are you itching to stand at the altar with your handsome man standing across from you and say your “I Do’s”? While growing up I longed to get married and be a wife. And maybe that’s where you are at, too, but there are a few key things you should consider before getting married. My dream was to be the best wife and mom I could be, and now that a wife to the most wonderful and incredible man is my reality, I am realizing it’s more than I ever imagined, and I love every second of it. But before...Read More
Category: Young Marriage
Are you a young wife? Here’s a list of 20 things every young wife should know – and every older wife should be reminded of. If you’re young and married (or going to be getting married), these are good principles to have and ground your marriage on. If you’ve been married for years this list can be a great reminder for even you, because our lives have a tendency to get very busy, and it’s just all too easy to put our marriage on the back burner while we tend to other aspects of our lives. My husband and...Read More
The average age to get married in 1975 for men was 23 and for women was 21. 20 years later in 1995, the average age for men was 26 and for women was 24. Then we take a look another 20 years down the road in 2015 the average age for men was 29 and for women was 27. Each and every year people are waiting longer and longer to get married. Why is this? We are getting told that we should wait for marriage until we have finished college, are financially stable, and our careers have taken off. We have made marriage the headstone of...Read More
You may have read my post, 10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Months of Marriage. Now I have configured yet another list of things that one year of marriage has taught me. (Who knew marriage was such a learning process?!) My husband and I just had our 1 year anniversary a few weeks ago, and I am still having a hard time wrapping my head around that – one year of marriage already?! On one hand, I can’t believe we’ve already been married for a year. On the other hand, it feels like we’re an old married couple and like it’s been...Read More
There is no perfect marriage, but we can and should strive to be the best version of ourselves that we can be. You’ll go through stages of marital bliss, where everything feels near perfect, then you might go through a stage where it feels like you’re constantly arguing with one another, but no matter what stage you’re in, we as wives should be looking for ways that we can better ourselves. Ways to become the wife that your husband needs you to be. As I said, and you already know, no marriage is perfect. But God put you two together for...Read More
Welcome to Deliberately Here!
I’m Amy, a stay at home wife and mom who is letting go of perfection and learning to live deliberately.
Here you will learn everything from frugal lifestyle habits and how to thrive on a budget to the best tips for decluttering and creating an organized home you love.