Donna Smaldone
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Wednesday / November 30 / 2011

Rescuing “me” inside Depressed Me

My cherished siblings Deborah and Mark [Christmas 2007 in Westminster, Maryland]
My cherished siblings Deborah and Mark [Christmas 2007 in Westminster, Maryland]

So… it’s 2:30 in the morning and I can’t sleep. Not really sure why. Just “one of those nights”, I guess. It’s times like these my mind seems to ponder the deepest. So after about three hours of wide-eyed tossing and turning, I opted to get up and write a note to my most cherished siblings. Read the full story…

Sunday / November 27 / 2011

What do you do for a living?

Unabashedly me. General lover of life.
Unabashedly me. General lover of life.

So, what do you do for a living?

Invariably, that’s the first question right after you meet someone, or see them after an extended period of time. Read the full story…

Wednesday / November 23 / 2011

Sperm or egg a parent does not make

My loves, my children, Brittany and Grant (September 2011)
My loves, my children, Brittany and Grant (September 2011)

Sperm or egg a parent does not make. How do I know? I have children. Yet I’ve never given birth.

Grant, now 27, was my first. If I could wrap love in bacon and sauté it to perfection, that would be my son. Read the full story…

Friday / November 18 / 2011

How many times a week should you be having sex?

How many times a week are you having sex? How many times a week should you be having sex?

Ah, yes… this is a question I get a lot. Not only because I have a relationship blog, but because my husband Skip-n-I are Read the full story…

Wednesday / November 16 / 2011

His checklist for marriage

A recent trending topic on Twitter was, “Whoever I marry…“, where tweeters filled in the blank with what they deemed important. Mixed in with the unrealistic sexual expectations were some true gems. I was especially intrigued with what the men had to say. Read the full story…