You’ve probably heard of NMFA’s famous Operation Purple Programs…but whether you’ve signed up your mil-kid for Operation Purple Camp, or are just ..
“Mom, I want to join the Marine Corps. I want to be a COMBAT MARINE.”
Imagine my surprise and delight when my (then) 14-year-old daughter sprung ..
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,..
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..
Do you know how important a pit stop is? I didn’t understand it’s importance until recently, when I was fortunate to have met two of NMFA’s newest d..
After 11 years as military spouse and 8 years as a military mom, I’ve learned to make it through deployments, duty stations, and crazy transitions. ..
Sitting at the kitchen table, having breakfast with my children, I look at them and wonder how much time flies by. My oldest is 17 and my youngest i..
One non-fat latte with soy milk.
One large frappuccino with extra whipped cream and chocolate sauce.
Two decaf coffees, black.
I distinctly remember my father sending me to an overnight camp in Southern New Jersey on a warm July day when I was 12. I’ll be honest, I was a bit..
Sometimes the smallest things can change a life. This happened to my Dad during WWII. He was a young soldier studying Radio Communications at the Un..