Mud Trails, Husband Fails, and A Change of Heart

Ok. So, fellow wives, maybe you know the feeling. The feeling when you worked hard vacuuming and mopping the floors, which is apparently an invitation for your clueless husband to parade through the house in his muddy boots. I mean, DUDE… The thoughts? “Oh my WORD, when will he learn??????” “Why am I the only one who […]

Five Pieces of Advice To The New Military Spouse

Military wedding, bride and groom embrace.

I was a deer in headlights. In spite of my napkin and pen session with my future husband, I still had a lot to learn about military life when we got married. And I realize every day that I still have a lot to learn. But, after listening to the advice of many spouses that […]

Napkins And A Lesson In “Never Say Never”

Napkin with Scribbled Notes and Pen on Table

I have no clue what he’s talking about! Should I pretend I’m following along, or actually pay attention? That was me, sitting across from my date over a plate of pasta, totally confused. But, in order to be engaged in this conversation, I knew I needed context. I knew that passive listening and nodding wasn’t going […]