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..
I spent 11 years in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area and when it was time to PCS, truly felt I was leaving my village. When getting orders to Norfol..
Stacks of unopened mail by the door. Broken crayons in the junk drawer (c’mon now, we all have one). Maternity clothes shoved on the top shelf of my..
What makes you smile? What makes you light up from the inside? For me, it is volunteering. I remember volunteering my time alongside fellow girls as..
We moved last summer, and to be honest, it felt like we’d been moving all summer. I love to move. The possibilities of a new community, a new house,..
As a military wife, the most precious title I could be called is a colleague. The concept of holding a job, continuing education, and having a caree..
Military families are well-versed on sacrifice. We understand being confronted with hard times. It’s almost normalized among our communities. The en..
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..
Located in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota, surrounded by trees, mountains and beauty, lies Outlaw Ranch. The Ranch held nine weeks ..