I was born into the military. My dad is a West Point graduate, and for most of my childhood, I was the only one in my class who had immediate family..
Within a month of my husband’s deployment to Camp Stanley, South Korea, I had already booked my plane ticket to visit for the Christmas holiday. Whe..
Did you ever stop to think that today, this very day, is someone’s first experience with the military? Sure, all of the acronyms, last minute order ..
Recently, while sitting at a table during a unit party, someone asked me if I had a family.
I really hoped my incredulous look wasn’t too transpare..
Recently, I left my home on the sunny beaches of Florida, and headed for the Pennsylvania mountains for a few days. I wouldn’t necessarily call myse..
PCS season rush is over. You have relocated, which means you found and moved into a new home in a new town with new people and are anticipating new..
Even on baby #3, it still feels like I can’t get it “right.” Part of that is because every baby is so different. But also, what’s “right” is a movin..
“My family is going to be moving to a new base . . .again,” trails off Katie’s sorrowful announcement to her pals during the Sesame Street/USO Exper..
School is back in swing, and we know it can be an exciting time filled with new experiences, teachers, and friends, but along with that excitement o..
At my kid’s elementary school, reading homework is mandatory for every grade—at least 30 minutes a day for the older kids and 20 for the younger one..