Wounds of War, and the Power of Forgiveness and Faith – A Movie Review of Unbroken: Path to Redemption

"That, dear reader, is the true power and testimony of Unbroken: Path to Redemption. The process of healing will take time, but it is not impossible." If you need a movie to watch this month, may I highly recommend this movie - which addresses many issues near and dear to my heart. Read further for a more in-depth analysis of this particular movie!

A Beautiful Camouflage Update & Contest Opportunity!

While sitting in the military temporary lodging facility, I was contacted with information regarding a contest. Click to read further - both an update about my blog, and information regarding this pretty cool contest! (This is not a sponsored ad in any sense of the word. Just a cool contest!)

Military Life as We Know It

A government shutdown may not impact your family, but for my family, and millions of others like mine, the impact can be felt immediately. Please read this lengthy post - and, please remember on election days that Congress' actions have real-life impact almost immediately.

I Am No Expert: One Blogger’s Parenting Philosophy

Have you ever been asked for your parenting philosophy? After a weekend of identifying mine, I was able to outline 10 principles. What is *your* parenting philosophy?

Military Family “Special Jobs”

"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.