Leaning On Others: What I Wish I’d Known

Angel ornament with Hope across her chest.

If you’ve recently experienced a miscarriage this may hit a little too close to home. It may also be just what you need to hear.   A bathroom. I found out I was pregnant, at 40, in the middle stall of the dirty, stinky, bathroom of the base gymnasium. I’m pretty sure I was on the […]

Losing (and Finding) Your Sense of Identity

Writer looking into the distance

Modern day housewife; a challenge and a blessing. I grew up in England and have spent most of my life there. Now I find myself married to an American soldier, living with him in Germany. Yes, that’s quite the head spin. I met a charming, lovely young man who immediately made me feel at ease. […]

The Working Mom Military Spouse

going back to work. Mom and daughter sit at a table while mom works.

Let me be clear, this is not a post about why I decided to go back to work. Honestly, the reasons are irrelevant because for any stay-at-home mom (SAHM) on the precipice of making this decision, the reasons will vary. I want to talk about how I decided to go back to work. Because quite […]