Let’s get one thing out of the way: no, my husband has not been stationed in El Paso, so we’ve never lived there as a military family. My dad was st..
The first time I heard the acronym “ICE,” I thought it stood for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. And, while that is one reference for the thre..
I’m always amazed when I meet other stay-at-home military spouse parents who don’t use hourly care. Chalk it up to a lack of imagination on my part,..
Receiving orders overseas is one of those things that can paralyze you with either utter fear or sheer excitement. And when those orders are to Japa..
One of the best things about military life is that there is always something going on–from unit barbecues or dining outs, training school graduatio..
My son came home from school recently telling me about all the places his classmates are moving to. Among them were Hawaii, Germany, and Texas. He s..
One thing my friends always say about me is that I cannot sit still. It is true, I have to be moving and doing something all the time. And I am alwa..
There is a secret club within the military. It has no special handshake, but you have to complete a task before you’re admitted, and your enrollment..
Recently, our family PCS’d after spending only 18 months in Texas. It seemed like as soon as we were finally unpacked in Texas, it was time to pack ..
Before I moved to Montgomery, Alabama, I lived in San Diego, which felt like the entertainment capital of the world. You could imagine my shock when..