Beating the Deployment Curse

Beating the Deployment Curse

Call it the Deployment Curse, or call it Murphy's Law of deployment. It's the same thing: everything will start to go wrong and fall apart the day your military family member leaves the house. And I'm here to tell you, it's true! After 17 years of military life, seven...

An open letter to my military kid

An open letter to my military kid

 Even though I married a Marine, I wasn't really supposed to be a military wife. We weren't supposed to have a military kid. By the time we were married, my husband had already completed seven years of an eight year enlistment. He was supposed to finish that last year...