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. The weather here in West Texas has...
Graduation is one of those milestones that make a mother both proud and absolutely wrecked. There's joy and sorrow, anticipation and apprehension. There's remembering the past and looking forward to the future. If you have a child graduating this year...
"The time will pass so fast. Just enjoy every minute!" I call big fat BOLOGNA!! Are you seriously telling me that I should enjoy rinsing poop out of my three-year-old's underpants? I should be whistling a happy tune while scrubbing the make-up...
It is sakura (cherry blossom) season, and that means a number of holidays are upon us here in Japan.  Japan has plenty of holidays that are only celebrated here. That means when things are closed or we see a lot...
Like nearly everyone in the world, my daily life as I knew it changed completely with the pandemic. Suddenly, my active-duty husband and I transitioned to working from home, and our two young children began virtual learning - all in...
For moms and dads in military families, teaching your children be even a shade more independent can be a game changer. Though potty training may feel like a massive undertaking, the freedom from diapers is just glorious. Fewer diapers to...
“8:00 am on a Saturday?!?” I asked incredulously. As my friend reassured me that she really enjoyed getting her daughter out the door for soccer, I just assumed that either she was lying to me or she was slightly insane....
We give military kids so much credit (and rightly so), but they sometimes need a little TLC along the way to help them realize the bigger picture. Thankfully, books are one of the best gateways to help those little...
When I give a gift I want there to be thought behind it. When it comes to holidays and figuring out gifts for our boys, I usually will ask advice from my other friends (especially my special needs moms), the...
When I first started writing this post, I was a week away from my son’s first birthday.  This was not the first birthday we had planned. There would be no big party with family and friends and no smash...
  St. Patrick's Day Crafts are some of the most pinned crafts you can find on Pinterest. With parents grasping for ideas while we continue to try and stay home, here are a few you may not have considered.  As an English...
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. Two Christmases ago, I purchased kid-friendly tablets...

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Changing My Perception (and Yours) of the Key Spouse Program

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The term “Key Spouse” (or even just "spouse") can sometimes bring up some unfavorable feelings. But how many of us really know what a Key...