Amy Kersey

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Amy is a military mom blogger who likes pushing into the hard. Her most recent work was in partnership with We Are Fresh Kids, an independent food company re-imagining healthy snacks for kids. Though new to military life, she's always up for an adventure - even when it includes cockroaches (thank you San Antonio). Amy is passionate about giving hope through the power of words. She enjoys reading a good book while cozying up to a warm latte. She's transparent and authentic. You can follow her personal journey at fiercewindwildfire.com.

When To Say Goodbye to a Friend for Good

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Friendship can be hard especially when balanced on a perpetually spinning wheel. I liken military friendships to a roller coaster; the ride can be a thrill, circuslike enjoyment, spinning all sorts of directions with...

May You Never Lose Your Sense of Wonder

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won·der a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable. Have you had the chance to watch the 2017 American comedy-drama film, Wonder? If you haven’t - run to...

Lessons Learned from Chip and Joanna Gaines

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  I recently read Chip and Joanna Gaines' The Magnolia Story.  I loved the book. I love every story that births something from the bare dirt into something so much more. What I love most...

What His Deployment Taught Me

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Back in July of 2017, I wrote my very first Military Moms blog. It spoke to the newness of being a military spouse. It was well received overall. However, there was one military spouse,...

Culinary Creations: Gluten-Free Berry Muffins

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When it comes to food, I have a couple weaknesses - baked goods, chocolate, coffee, and wine. I've always enjoyed the art of baking, but somewhere along the way I began to appreciate the...

Maternal Instinct and Why You Don’t Need a Reason for Your No

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Mom Gut. Maternal instinct. You have it. Trust it. I loved this article by Michelle Martin of the Huffington Post. It speaks volumes about emotional intelligence (EI) and how our culture tends to undermine it. Emotional intelligence/instinct are...

How NOT to Help Those Struggling with Infertility

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I feel compelled to start this post about infertility with a much needed, “I’m sorry.” I’ve requested stories of women who’ve struggled with infertility, and I’ve heard many stories of pain, loss and hardship with...

Iceberg Moments: We Are Exactly Who Our Children Need

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I don't know about you, but having kids in my thirties was harder than expected. I always knew I wanted kids, a daughter for sure. God in his wisdom gave me two boys. I love my boys deeply,...

What to Know Before They Deploy

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There are things in life to look forward to with eager anticipation; a deployment is not one of them.   For us, the dreaded deployment is underway and with each new document, training or additional uniform, there's greater...

Taking the FAST Out of Breakfast

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Saturdays mornings were my favorite as a child. My great-uncle would treat us to breakfast often. At times, the trio of us (my sisters and I) joined hands with Uncle Dick, promenaded ourselves out to the car and took a short drive around the corner to...

On Taking Time To Play

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  A dear friend of mine wrote a blog On Becoming A Mom Who Plays. I can't even begin to tell you how much that struggle resonates. Who in the world doesn't enjoy play? Well, me. For most of...

Poorly Packaged and Misdelivered

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There's always been a special place in my heart for Christmas mornings. As children, we'd scurry downstairs in the wee hours to dump the loot out of our stockings and fill 'em back up before...