This content is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop As parents everywhere are planning their holiday gift-giving, they must go through the frustrating process of matching their dreams to their budget. Every parent wants to give their kid fun things. We love to see our children’s huge smiles and the way their eyes light up when […]
Sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop | Any trip with kids requires a certain level of logistical planning: you need to consider snack and napping schedules and remember how long it has been since each child used the bathroom or had a diaper change.
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Military life is full of unpredictable schedules and last-minute changes. This is true even when military spouses are trying to plan a baby’s birth. Babies notoriously have no respect for their own due date. They can come two weeks late or over a month early. Service members […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Before our first PCS move, I did everything wrong. I had recently discovered the local yard sale/resale page, and as a thrifty cheapskate, I was completely hooked. There were so many great deals on everything we needed as newlyweds moving into an empty house. But I was […]
Hey, military spouse — do you ever feel like your time is taken for granted? When you volunteer on base or spend hours waiting at the base pharmacy, is your time worth anything? Yes, I think it is. I also think undervaluing your time as a military spouse has a negative effect on all of us. Here’s […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. I was supposed to be a bridesmaid in my good friend’s wedding. I had the dress. I made the travel plans. And then, the week of the wedding, I had to call her and tell her I wouldn’t be there. Partially, it was because of a hurricane. […]
It was the middle of deployment, and I was already at the end of my rope. The oldest of my four children, a second grader, had made it her mission to challenge me on every single thing I said and to drain every last ounce of my patience. She had always been a stubborn handful, […]
My children came home from summer camp with a handmade quilt. They didn’t make it themselves. Each military child who attended the camp received a quilt from the Seven Stars Foundation. To my children, their quilts are a beautiful gift and a reminder of a fun time at camp. But for me, the quilts represent […]