Keeping Holidays Simple

Keeping Holidays Simple

The holidays can be stressful for anyone, but they are probably more stressful for a mom. And they are most stressful for a military spouse mom of several young children going through a deployment. (That would be me right now). But this year, I am surprisingly not...

Why is This Military Spouse Thankful?

Why is This Military Spouse Thankful?

The Holidays we ARE Together: Sure, we have celebrated way too many holidays in separate time zones. But the times my husband is home are times I really treasure. We make an extra effort to spend time together, create family memories, and establish traditions… because we have to make each celebration count for the next year too.

How to enjoy a military Ball

How to enjoy a military Ball

The problem: You are invited to a military Ball and aren't sure what to expect. Keep reading because: I'll put your mind at ease so you know the traditions, what to wear, and how to have fun! The first time I went to a military Ball was 17 years ago, when my boyfriend...