To my Active Duty wife, and mother of our children, I send messages of Love, Admiration, and Gratitude on this Mother’s Day– Whenever people are asked when they knew that their spouse was the one, many respond in broad terms, saying that their love and romance blossomed over time. Oh, there may have been hints […]
This post originally appeared on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. April is the month of the military child. These boys and girls live a different type of life but they are resilient and can benefit from military life too. Here are 12 means about parenting and military children. It’s hard to plan when you don’t know where […]
The Sip by MilSpouseFest Spring is here…and you may be trying to focus on the good things in life, such as the pretty flowers in your garden, and the warmer weather. And if you are like me…these little things are bringing joy to your life, even in small ways. Although things are a bit crazy in the world right now, and this […]
This article originally appeared on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. I spent almost 9 years as an active duty army wife, and now it has been over six years since I became a National Guard spouse. I feel like on some level I have seen both sides. On the other hand, because we live right outside Fort […]
This story was originally published on Task and Purpose! It is important to be aware of what is going on in the military community and what the biggest concerns might be. This article talks about the five biggest problems military families faced in 2019.
As a military brat, I get misunderstood by people who have directly served in the military and by civilians. The question, “Where are you from?” becomes a loaded one, and while–even as an adult–I am praised for being adaptable and flexible, those qualities have come at a cost. Being a military brat, and all that […]
This article originally appeared on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life. Solo parenting can be so challenging. But, you can learn from it. Here are some lessons you can learn while solo parenting, that you can take with you into the future. My son was not even a year old and my husband and I started talking about […]