30+ Learn At-Home Resources For Your Child

At-Home School. Distance Learning. Virtual Schooling – all terms we never expected to associate with our child’s education. And yet, here we are. In some states, districts, and schools, parents are feeling well supported. In others, parents are struggling – with technology, expectations, educational support. For those navigating this uncertainty, Pride & Grit contributor Lindsay […]

PTSD, as Told by a Veteran and a Military Spouse

My name is Annette, and I am the mother of two teenagers. I am also a military spouse of over 20 years and a Retired Army Combat Veteran. What some may not know is that I also suffer from PTSD, anxiety, and depression. I’ve been living with this since 2009. Some days are better than […]

The Life I Choose

While I was packing up my Christmas decorations, let’s just say not in a timeliest of manners, I had one of those bubble thoughts pop into my head that took me by surprise.  I was wrapping up all those precious handmade ornaments that my military kids have made at each school they have attended.  Each […]

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 […]