Sensitive material: The following piece contains details of suicide. The author shares this account to help bring awareness to suicide and its victims, including those who are left behind. Although the details are difficult to read, it is important...
The other day I was at the bookstore with my daughter. We happened upon The Care and Keeping of You from the American Girl Library. She picked it up and asked me what it was about. I said, "Remember that funny-sounding...
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. Mama, I see you. In your yoga...
In this book club, most of us are mothers. We may or may not be married. We may be younger or older in age. We may even be a father! But for the most part, we are mothers. We...
When you really think about it, menstrual products create a large amount of waste. Tampons, pads, liners, menstrual discs, and soiled undergarments end up in landfills. If your period lasts 5 days, and you use 6 tampons or pads a day, you...
Once upon a time, I was a regular at the gym. Most everyone knew my name; it was like Cheers. The cardio equipment, the sauna and steam room, and the green juice from the beverage bar was my caffeine. I...
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. Like many others, I have been listening,...
When it comes to being a mom, I have a confession: I don’t think I’m a very fun one.   I’m constantly bombarded on Facebook by images of children splashing in mud puddles and finger painting in their undies in...
It sounds catchy: the Quarantine 15. In case you haven’t been on social media way too much lately (like I have), the Quarantine 15 refers to the 15 pounds that people are gaining as a result of staying home to observe...
Let me start out by saying that I LOVE to bake. I really like making cookies, especially simple recipes. I am sure you are looking at the title of this article and thinking, “Sure, she likes to bake but simple?...
But among these bloody fingerprints are those made by ourselves, and these can't be wiped away so easily. Over the years I've buried a lot of bones; now I'm inclined to dig them up again - if only for...
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. Screen time wasn't really a consideration when...

Military Lifestyle

Meal Trains and the Military: How Food Brings Us ALL Together

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In the decade or so since I’ve been a military spouse, it’s been difficult to effectively relay the ways in which our lives are...