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 love books. I always have. My...
The end of a very long, often chaotic, and definitely unprecedented school year is here. You can honor your favorite teachers in many ways. It may seem more challenging this year, especially if your student has just met their teacher...
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...
  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...
I do my best parenting when my children are sleeping. It’s kind of the same type of parenting I did before I had children. You know what I’m talking about - the kind where you know it all. You make...
I’ve never struggled to know what I like to do. I changed my major seven times in college but only because I loved everything. I was so excited by the abundance of opportunities to learn that I found myself...
Making Female Superheroes Mainstream  Have you heard this riddle before?  A boy and his father are driving down the road and crash. The father dies. The boy is rushed to hospital and when the surgeon walks in says, "I can’t operate...
A military kid is no stranger to long periods of time away from friends and family and my children are no exception. My oldest is barely 10-years old but has already lived in three countries, four states, and five houses....
This post is about my family's choice to homeschool. I realize we are extremely fortunate that it is a choice and acknowledge that for many families it is not viable. Every family makes the best choices and decisions for...
Parenting is hard, am I right? Before I had children, I felt that I was a much more confident parent. I knew how I would handle every possible situation that would eventually come my way. Parenting may not have seemed...
What do you like to do for fun? When I am finished with my homework, I like to do things like draw, practice soccer skills, and make things out of what my mom calls “trash.” Do you know what all...
Listen, guys. This year has been rough—like, really rough. All our lives have been upended in ways we never could’ve imagined. Mundane activities like walking to the bus stop or going to a check-up are peppered with reminders that everything...

Military Lifestyle

The Art of Reaching Out as a New Spouse

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Sometimes during life as a military spouse, one will hear statements like, “You knew what you signed up for when you marry a military service...