Let me start off by saying, any spouse who supports his or her service member in any branch of service - I salute you (Wait, can I do that?)! If you are one of the lovely women or men who...
Calling all new and expecting moms! We couldn’t be happier that Bloom, a celebration of all things motherhood, is coming to Pensacola! We are so excited to partner with Sacred Heart Hospital to host our first annual Bloom. Saturday, May...
You told me you were deploying today. I wasn't that surprised. It comes with the job. You were due. We were due. It was time. We’ve been so fortunate for the several years without one, though time away was...
Most people hear the word “retirement” and think of something that happens later in life. Generally, it is a time where one stops working and lives off of a company pension, retirement plan, or savings. It evokes images of...
  Recently, when I was in line at the grocery store, I picked up a magazine that boasted "Person of the Year" on the front cover. I could guess what I was about to encounter as I opened up to...
On December 6, 2018, my husband burst through our front door much earlier than I was expecting him. He had been on duty all night, and I had not seen or heard from him since the day before. He...
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...
My family and I enjoy holidays, but we love the Christmas season. The lights and decorations; the cheer and spirit; the food and family. Something about this time of year and season is just a little magical. I look forward...
If you haven't heard, The Breastfeeding Shop is the fastest, easiest, and hands-down friendliest one-stop-online-shop for all your breast pump needs -- check out the no-cost breast pumps you can choose from here. Military Moms Blog's love for The...
As we enter the holiday months - with all the parties, commitments, and celebrations - I wanted to give our book club a lighter read. The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll was our choice. This self-described beach read follows...
Have you heard of this month's book? A book that everyone claims is a "must" read? A book that seems to pop up in conversations and social media constantly? One that is so popular that you are 84th on...
Lawton, Oklahoma, is where you wanted to spend your first anniversary, right? Me too. I had traveled to visit my husband who had just completed Basic Training and was at Ft. Sill for Advanced Individual Training. I spent our...

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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...