As you may have seen in the news, Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald, professional runner and cancer research advocate, recently died from complications from cancer. She was only 32. Throughout Gabe Grunewald's decadelong battle with cancer, her message was one of choosing bravery...
When you hear the word library, what is the first thought or image that comes to mind?  I picture shelves upon shelves of books. I see people of all ages and backgrounds. I see the elusive second floor of the...
When I think of a luxury wellness resort, I conjure up images of calm and serenity. I see spa treatments and carefully curated, nutritious meals. I imagine yoga, meditation, and an overall sense of peace. In short, it sounds...
Parents know that rules are necessary. Rules keep order in the chaos of raising children; they provide structure and expectations; they are the yardstick to measure anything from behavior to development. Rules are a guideline to life. In Little Fires...
I heard about Homegoing a few years ago. It sat on my TBR bookshelf. It called to me, with a vibrant orange cover and the summary on the back of two half-sisters and the way their lives diverged based...
I enjoy reading stories that are fiction yet based in real life. The events may be altered, and the names may be entirely fake. The settings and the plot are at the discretion of the author, who can and...
Military Moms Blog presents .... the MilMB Book Club! For our November book club selection, we chose "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi. In this slim and beautifully-written memoir, a neurosurgeon writes about love, loss, trauma, and life itself....
It is a familiar tale. Boy meets girl, boy pursues girl, boy and girl fall in love and live happily ever after. But in The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris, the familiar yet unconventional tale occurs among war,...
Here at Military Moms Blog, we LOVE to write. Whether it is sharing our own experiences; finding resources for fellow moms; or researching new assignments and locations; writing is something we are passionate about.  It is every writer’s dream to...
Imagine this: you are offered the chance to travel the world for 9 months. You can work remotely, thus providing an income during your travel. You can visit anywhere and in any order. You are limited only by funds...
We love books at The Military Mom Collective. Rachel, one of our co-owners and founder of the MMC Book Club, is constantly talking about reading, looking at new books and authors, and finding more ways to bring people together...
I admit - I judge a book by its cover. I know, all our parents and grandparents have advised us against this (and we are probably telling our children this same adage), but in this sense, I mean it...

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Root Bound and Feeling Stuck: When Everyone is Changing Except You

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I feel as root bound and hemmed in as a plant that has been in its pot for too long. Restless, edgy, stuck...I am...
children waiting in airport and a travel case with "The Dreaded Travel Dilemma" in text and MMC logo

The Dreaded Travel Dilemma