An Open Post to American Society

"I need to get something off my chest. This past week, I have been grieving for families I have never met." Please take a moment out of your day to read this military spouse's view of what is happening in this country this week, and please spread the word - it's a message I strongly feel needs to be shared.

True Meaning of the Day

"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!

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.

A Veteran’s Day Reminder

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

Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy

Every couple years, military families get the chance of a lifetime to pack up their households, move to unknown places, and put down roots until they are uprooted again.  Most military families take the time they prepare to move as a time to do some spring cleaning, whether it happens in the middle of the … Continue reading Military Life Meets a Corporal Work of Mercy