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Raise your hand if you've thought any of these: Don’t even get me started that there’s less than 2 months left of 2021. Wasn’t this year supposed to be better? Good night nurse, how much more can we handle? (Dear...
In 2020 my brain was overstressed. I didn’t feel like I had a lot of personal growth because I was spending my time feeling anxious, wiping off groceries, and doom scrolling more than I care to admit. This year...
Going gray is something that many of us will face. When will it happen? And what will we do about it when it does? Welcome to The Gray Hair Debate. A friend once said to me, with a nod...
Another runner dodged past me. I watched as her ponytail swung back and forth, the space increasing between us with each step. I urged my feet and legs forward, but my running stride turned into a limping walk.  “C’mon Lindsay,...
This week, my youngest child had a cough that started out benign but developed into a hacking cough that woke him up, gasping for breath. For a week straight I held him at night with my shower on, the...
I’m sure that we have all heard about the importance of self-care, especially as moms. We need to take some time for ourselves, we should focus on eating and drinking enough water, or how setting aside time in our days...
I do not get to do much for myself these days.  After all - I am a military spouse, a parent of four little kids under the age of seven, and living in a pandemic. I also work and have...
Y'all, I am not that into sleep. If you gave me eight hours of uninterrupted spare time, I would rather spend it reading, exercising, going on an adventure, or even working rather than taking a nap. Have you seen that meme...
Our busy, complicated lives sometimes bring a wave of negative emotions: sadness, jealousy, depression, grief, anger, confusion, anxiety, and stress. It is all too easy to succumb to the powerful nature of these emotions and allow them to control...
As a mother and a military wife, I find that sometimes I'm just burnt out. Life is busy, to say the least. And because of my busyness, there are days that I forget to take care of myself. Self-care has...
I know I'm not alone when I say I am overwhelmed. I am exhausted. I am burned out.  It started with working from home in March, which was sustainable because the Army wanted my husband working from home as well. Of...
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...

Military Lifestyle

My Military Spouse Friendships Fill a Void like No Other

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Chances are if you are reading this, you have at least one friend who is a military spouse, or on the flip side of...
children waiting in airport and a travel case with "The Dreaded Travel Dilemma" in text and MMC logo

The Dreaded Travel Dilemma