What is the rudest thing anyone has said to you as a military spouse? Being a military spouse can be a tough position. Not only do you put up with all the military craziness, but sometimes you hear rude or stupid comments from civilians, too. I recently asked my readers what were the worst comments […]
It wasn’t until I lived outside of America that I realized how much of the Fall season is a cultural celebration. Yet in many parts of the world, ‘pumpkin spice’ is a foreign language.
Will my Deployment Baby know his Daddy? My oldest son had to wait six months before he met his Dad. My next son had to wait seven months. Why? Military deployment. Somehow, we got into the unfortunate cycle of having babies right before or at the beginning of his deployments. Giving birth alone was hard […]
Why is the last month of deployment so hard? “I should be happy!” I told myself at the end of deployment. “Why am I so cranky and angry at everyone?” We had made it to the final weeks of our 6th deployment. It wasn’t an easy one, since I had 4 kids at home by […]
The effects of September 11 hit home a few weeks later, when my boyfriend went off to Boot Camp. I watched my boyfriend prepare for war. I watched our country declare war. I stood by and supported him as a girlfriend, then his wife, while he fought on the front lines of that war. Again. And again, and again. It is a war that we continue to fight today.
I get by with a whole team of friends. When we move, I have to start my team all over again. No matter your season of military life, you will want these friends on your team too!