"So, enjoy your potluck dinners, your shopping sales, and your bar-b-ques this weekend..." but, make sure to remember the reason for the time off. And, be sure to face some uncomfortable, but necessary questions at the end of the article!
"I typically don't write about my family's military lifestyle, simply because it's hard for me to find a difference between our lifestyle and the civilian lifestyle. My perspective on life is shaded by the military, but I don't know what civilian life is really like, so I don't know how the life our family leads is too different from other families' lifestyles." Yet, a recent conversation made me realize we do have some differences in our lifestyles.
I was informed of a baking contest at my husband's work. His explanation of the contest included the words, "I give you free reign to bake as much as you want." Music to my ears - and, all for a good cause!
This is probably the most difficult blog post I have ever written. Not because of the subject, about which I am extremely passionate. Instead, because of the timing. This week, as I have been trying to draft a blog post specifically about Veteran’s Day, and the significance of the day, as a proud Army wife, … Continue reading A Veteran’s Day Reminder
I have not always known about Military Child Appreciation Month, let alone the, "wear purple to show support," day of 15 April. Quite frankly, every day in our family is Military Child Appreciation Day, since this is the lifestyle we lead, but I wanted us to dress the part today. This morning, I realized M … Continue reading Coloring the World a Little Purple