The party was to celebrate our marriage of five years. Reid and I met at Bed, Bath, and Beyond in 2004 while our respective children from former marriages played in the aisle (they were one-and-a-half and two-and-a-half at the time). We dated and the rest is history. We now have four children and we are a modern blended family. Due to our prior failed marriages, our children we love deeply, and our love for each other -- Reid and I pinch ourselves everyday. We never take any of it for granted and we believe that a strong family begins with a solid marriage. Reid is my best friend and the rock for our whole family. I believe that moral fiber is the most important characteristic when looking for a long term partner. Looks fade, health can waver, money comes and goes. Life is short and very fragile. Love, laughter, loyalty, honesty, and devotion will get you through the difficult times and make the great times all the more sweet.
Here is the inside scoop on Reid's wedding band. The ring I ended up giving him was the ring we actually got married in. I love Reid's hands, and I never liked the way the ring looked on his very masculine hands. . .After all the ring conversations, I figured there was no downside to Reid wearing one especially now that he will be recognized wherever he goes! I have grown to like the look and symbol of the band. Is it necessary? No. Does it change the dynamic of our marriage? Absolutely not. Is Reid happy to wear it? YES!!!