Leah Stuhler

Leah Stuhler
Leah grew up in Western New York, lived in Chicago for 11 years, and now resides in South Carolina. Leah is a WAHM/SAHM to Giovanni and Raylan. Her amazing husband Tim proudly serves his country in the Air Force Reserves. Leah works in health insurance, is a writer/freelance editor and is a theater teacher. You can find her blogging at SecretsofMommyhood.me, where she shares about her life as a Christian mother, allergy mom and military wife. Leah is a Co-Editor and contributor for Columbia SC Moms Blog and is beyond excited to also be a part of Military Moms Blog! Photo credit: Emily Ann Photography.
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When You Don’t Feel Like You Have A (Mom) Tribe

Everyone says you need to “find your tribe.” You’re supposed to have that group of women with whom you do life, spend time with, and support each other. Your tribe will babysit your kids and...
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Friday Favorites: Leah’s Favorite Books

Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. I have...
11 military perks you may not know about

11 Military Perks You May Not Know About

We all know that being in the military and being a military spouse is not easy. Understatement of the year.  But it is not all grey clouds and rain. Despite all the deployments, PCS moves,...
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This Year Will Be Different: My Tips to Avoid Holiday Stress This Season

I stood in the center of my kitchen; one hand on the counter and one hand on my head. I could feel the panic welling up inside me. Thoughts of how much I had...

10 Lessons I’ve Taught My Children from The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride has, and always will be, my favorite movie of all time. It has not only entertained me but taught me a lesson or two. I can watch the movie on mute and...

Mollusk Moments: Take Notice of the Little Things

  My family and I recently took a trip to the beach. It was heavenly, as usual. My boys were running and splashing in the water. My husband was playing with them in the surf....

When the Mom Guilt Sets In

I lay in bed listening to the sounds of my husband's deep breaths, indicating he was sound asleep. But I was wide awake. My mind was racing, and I kept hearing that voice in...

15 Tips and Tricks to Navigate Legoland

My family and I just got back from a wonderful Spring Break vacation at Legoland Florida. Let me tell you something about Legoland, "Everything is Awesome!" All four of us truly enjoyed ourselves. This park...

Dear Fellow Mom, Please Don’t Bad-Mouth My Child

I stood there in shock taking in what she just said. Did I hear her correctly? Had she just bad-mouthed my child to someone else? Where does she get off talking about my son...

The Day I Went to the Zoo Without My Kids

This past month has been pretty stressful. Both boys are playing sports, so that's two sets of practices and games consuming our lives every week. Work has had its ups and downs. I'm considering...

When the Kisses Begin to Fade

Every night at bedtime my 5-year-old and I have a special routine. It's a routine he started one night. He gives me a big hug and then five kisses. He kisses me on my...

Why Don’t We Celebrate “Normal”?

  Recently, when I was in line at the grocery store, I picked up a magazine that boasted "Person of the Year" on the front cover. I could guess what I was about to encounter...