Who Encourages the Seasoned Military Spouses?

At some point, after juggling multiple challenges of military life, relocating your family, re-starting your career, and navigating a lot of time apart from your spouse, you’ve gained invaluable experience and become a seasoned spouse. On the one hand, for some, there’s a badge of honor that comes with being a seasoned spouse. You have […]

Grateful To Work

And There It Was. That feeling that I should just be GRATEFUL.
Grateful that someone offered me a job despite the fact that we move a lot: three states just in the last two and a half years. Grateful because I have a few weird gaps in my resume and “inconsistent” work experience all over the country. I am an experienced journalist and technical writer with a master’s degree, and I felt guilty turning down a “junior to mid-entry-level position”.

There’s No Place Like Home

Home

I will never forget the first military ball I went to with the man who would become my husband. I was dazzled, enchanted, and nervous all in one. I was completely mesmerized by all the wonderful traditions and felt immensely privileged to be part of it. There were many speeches I remember; and I’d always […]

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. […]