Amy Smith

Amy Smith
Amy is married to her active duty Army husband and together, they have 5 children. Though Amy was an Air Force brat for part of her childhood, she considers Pensacola, Florida to be home. Before becoming a stay at home mom, she earned her M.Ed in Deaf Education and worked as a Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing. Amy is passionate about her faith, mothering, families and embracing the military lifestyle. She enjoys adventuring with her family, traveling, new experiences, cooking, listening to audiobooks, and trying to keep the chaos of her house under (somewhat) control. She and her family are currently stationed in the Midwest.

Making Memorable (and Manageable) Road Trips with Kids

With summer break right around the corner, many families are planning out their summer vacations or PCS plans. If you have ever travelled by car with children, you are probably already aware of the...

For Those Waiting for Spring

The hustle and bustle of the holidays are behind us, New Year's resolutions have been made (and perhaps, already broken), we have settled into a new year and our winter days are numbered. Around...

Embracing Date Nights IN

“What if we just stayed in and ordered pizza tonight with the kids, instead of driving into the city for dinner?” It was the late afternoon and I was laying on our bed, still...
Photo of three young children sitting outside on a blue blanket, drinking out of plastic cups. The book, "Sarah, Plain and Tall" is opened next to them and is being read aloud by the mother, who is not in the photo.

4 Ways to Increase Family Read Aloud Time

National Family Literacy Month is an opportunity to celebrate and encourage caregivers reading to children and to spread awareness of the benefits that reading aloud can have on children. There is a plethora of...