There are times in our lives where we need a little help getting our heads screwed on straight. A “gut-check,” if you will. It’s easy to get bogged ..
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..
“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 ..
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..
Beat The Heat and Watch A Capitol 4th on PBS!!
As I was walking through my neighborhood this weekend, the song “Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?” from Sesame Street popped into my head.