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A few months ago, my 10-year-old daughter came home from school and said, “Mom, today at school, a girl told me to go back where I came from. She also told me that they are a certain type of...
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 Spouse is? And are they important? Or even necessary? These are all common questions surrounding the...
When I was a little girl, I used to call the American flag the "Pledge-a-llegiance." My grandfather and I would spend countless road trips seeing who could count the most flags. I don't remember exactly when I learned the...
This month on the blog – in conjunction with Britax – we are thrilled to share a series of posts on child safety in honor of Month of the Military Child. Not only do Britax car seats meet all...
Momming ain’t easy. Being a military spouse ain’t easy. Having a career ain’t easy. Add all three together, and let me tell you, the struggle is real. Now please don’t read this as a pity party, table of one. Please...
2018 Veteran's Day Deals,Veteran's Eat Free

2018 Veterans Day Deals

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  Here at Military Mom’s Blog we love a good sale. And we LOVE our veterans, so this year's Veterans Day Deals have a special place in our hearts. Lucky for you, we did some research and found THE best...
“Sign us up!” my kids commanded after receiving mail from YMCA’s Camp Carson. Normally, I’d be put off by such demands, but this is one I’m happy to give in to. This will be the fifth year I send my...
We live near a large Army base in South Carolina. When we first moved here almost three years ago, we were excited at the prospect of being near so many other military families and being able to take advantage...
To my beloved husband on our 10 year anniversary,  As I write this, you are, of course, away. In 10 years, it only takes one hand to count the number of anniversaries that we have actually spent together. Four deployments...
I have started and deleted this post many times. I am at a loss for words, which is weird for me because when I'm telling stories or trying to explain complicated concepts to my three children, my introverted husband...
The perfect mother: a title bestowed upon the best moms and coveted by many. This woman can balance everything. Her children are carefully dressed and well-behaved. She can manage a career and be present at home and for all...
It was a big, well, let’s just say "discussion" in our house. An ongoing discussion that lasted for months. My oldest son, who has Down syndrome, goes to preschool four mornings a week. At school is where he gets...

Military Lifestyle

When Being All You Could Be, Doesn’t End the Way You...

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I have been associated with the military my entire life; an association that spans three generations of service. In a previous blog I wrote...

Meet Taylor Whitson