Are You the Household Chauffeur?

Are You the Household Chauffeur?

Are you the household chauffeur? Do you find yourself picking up one child, rushing to drop another off?  And do you find yourself saying you’re NOT doing this ripping and running next month? If you answered, yes! You’re not alone.  As parents, we often feel bad about NOT wanting to do it. Trust me. It’s […]

How Is Your New Year’s Resolution Going?

How Is Your New Year’s Resolution Going?

2020 is in full swing. Did you make any New Year resolutions? How are they going? Most people lose their resolve by mid-February. Research conducted by the University Of Scranton showed that only eight percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions will actually fulfill those goals in a timely fashion—if ever. I have yet […]

Spending Valentine’s Day With Friends

Spending Valentine's Day With Friends

One thing I learned early with military life was there would be some holidays and special occasion days that I would spend alone due to the needs of the Navy. How do I get through? Find another spouse in the same boat. Yeah, I know that sounds cheesy coming from a Navy spouse. Valentine’s Day […]

On Maintaining a Realistic Schedule and Not Being So Busy

and Not Being So Busy

Are you stressed? It’s important to recognize your signs of being stressed.  My stress indicators include: headaches being irritable about everything upset stomach feeling overwhelmed muscle tension skin breakouts We are often stressed because we try doing too much. It’s important to take control and maintain a realistic schedule to help reduce stressors in your […]

Spreading Valentine Love To The Family

Spreading Valentine Love To The Family

Spreading Valentine Love to Your Spouse I’ve been married to my sailor for almost 18 years. This Valentine’s Day will be our 20th one together.  Our first few years of spending Valentine’s Day together were simple. Dinner and roses for me. Chocolates and shirt for him. Those were the simple days.  As the years went […]