Uncertain Times: Four Ways to Put Your Military Spouse Super Powers to Good Use

I saw a meme online the other day that essentially said (and I’m paraphrasing): “You’re upset that the government is telling you what to do and changing your plans without notice? Welcome to life as a military spouse.” I’m not trying to make light of our world’s current state of affairs as our nation works […]

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 […]

I Could Never Do What You Do

“I could never do what you do.” Uuuuuuuugh. Cue me, sighing dramatically and rolling my eyes. Listen, friend. Or Mom. Or college roommate. Or cousin. Or Great-Aunt Sally. Or check-out cashier at Target. You could, and you would. You would move. You would sacrifice. You would let yourself be pushed beyond the limits you ever […]

Joining the Military Spouse Sisterhood

Husband: What are you going to miss most? Me: The people. Had you told me this would be my answer two and a half years ago when we landed in Europe, I would have laughed you right out of the room. Until now, I never integrated our family into military life. We always lived off-post. […]