It is always a good idea to work on yourself. From health and wellness to getting more organized. As military spouses, there is a lot we can’t control. We can’t pick when or even where we will PCS in most cases. We can’t stop a deployment, or speed it up when it gets too hard. […]
Working from home during the summer when the kids are out of school can be quite difficult. Over the years I have tried to figure out the best way to handle these summer months. Taking the whole summer off has never been an option for me. Some years, my husband has been deployed or away […]
Father’s Day can be such a special day for so many. A nice movie can be a great way to spend the time, whether you can do so together with your Dad or not. Here is a list of 9 movies to watch on Father’s Day. Some will make you laugh, some will make you […]
It’s been months since I have gotten together with friends. Months! That is hard to believe. It’s been so long since I have met anyone for lunch, or gone to a movie. Friendships have had to change the last few months, and that hasn’t been easy. The theme of MilSpouseFest for the year is “Together.” […]
As a military spouse, you probably have friends all over the country, and even all over the world. People move away, you move away, and while it is always so hard to say goodbye, this type of lifestyle allows you to have friends in many different places. With May being Military Spouse Appreciation month, now […]
I have always been aware of the true meaning of Memorial Day. Sure, it marks the beginning of the summer season, but also, so much more. Once I became a military spouse, and then my husband left for his first deployment, Memorial Day became even more. As military spouses, most of us know someone whose […]
My son was diagnosed with Autism when he was 5, he is now 13. We have been on a long journey with him, making sure he has what he needs, and making sure we can help him get to where he needs to go. It hasn’t always been easy, and we have made plenty of […]
My husband and I were in the doctor’s office. I knew what the doctor was going to say. In the three months we had spent taking tests, asking questions, and talking to the doctor, I had been doing my own research. I was confident that my son had Asperger’s.