Kids, Catfights & Chaos? Why Our Children & Their Spouses Don’t Always See Eye To Eye…

Well, it’s another Mothers Day Weekend and as usual our three adult children can’t agree on anything to do to celebrate with my twin, my nieces or I.  We have bookings Friday & Saturday but Sunday is still unplanned.  Blended Families can often be a “concoction of chaos.”   Since my son married Stephanie Hafele, … [Read more…]

Drunk At The Rehearsal? Inlaws & Outlaws Spoil The Fun For Everyone…

Let’s face it, not everyone is always “happy” at a wedding and adding alcohol to the situation is one of the worst things that I’ve seen happen when so and so doesn’t like so and so.   I once attended a rehearsal that was so stressful for everyone involved that I nearly left myself! What went … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on why & how a surgery waiting room ended a family fued- Travels of the Texas Twins…

Yesterday morning, my cousin Cynthia Rene called and asked if I was sitting down.  Wondering if perhaps my country cousin had “hit the lottery” I sat down.  Next, I was asked if my twin sister, Cindy Daniel was with me since she usually is, but she was actually across town doing her “Proctor & Gamble” … [Read more…]

Keeping the”Sizzle” in Your Marriage Isn’t Easy…”Why Working On It” Keeps Marriages Strong

Last week I took a call from a couple whom I had married three years ago regarding marriage counseling.  Apparently they were considering a divorce due to stepchildren and a stale, predictable life they were both unhappy with.  Marriage is a partnership of good, bad and boring!  Keeping things “fresh” isn’t easy but, if both … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- Why “Whoever is Writing the Check Makes the Rules!”

Many times I’ve encountered an inlaw or outlaw at an event who think “they are in charge.”  This doesn’t pose problems for me because normally the buck stops with me when I’m orchestrating an event and officiating it as well.  My rule of thumb is “who is paying?”  It is with that person that I … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel- Families and Friends- Travels of the Texas Twins…

Cindy Daniel and I are identical twins with compensating personalities.  We were not born with silver spoons and we’ve spent our lives working and raising our children as a “team.”  Our happiness would be found later in life with the friends who became our family.  Weddings are a “Life Event” because they are only expected … [Read more…]