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In Another Life

Seven years ago, when I graduated high school, I was off to college with big plans and even bigger dreams. Now here I am, writing an article that I never thought I’d have to type up. My, how plans change. In another life, my world would be completely different. I would have gone through collegeContinue Reading “In Another Life”

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Yes, You’re “Mom Enough”

 As I sit down to write this article, it’s been a week since the controversial TIME magazine was released. No doubt you’ve already seen the cover, but to refresh your memories, it features a mother standing up next to her three-year-old son on a stool, his mouth to her breast. In big bold letters itContinue Reading “Yes, You’re “Mom Enough””

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Packing Up With a Newborn

The day before I hit 20 weeks in my pregnancy we found out that my husband had been accepted into flight school. Our excitement was mixed with uncertainty; we had no idea when his class dates would be. What if they sent us when I was hugely pregnant? What about when I was due, andContinue Reading “Packing Up With a Newborn”

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Pregnancy in the Military, Part Five: Baby Shower Dilemma

We had to have my baby shower early. Well, it was early for me, at only 24 weeks, but thanks to the military, that’s what had to be done! My best friend was moving shortly afterward and we wanted to make sure she could make it. Plus, she was hosting. I didn’t mind, because IContinue Reading “Pregnancy in the Military, Part Five: Baby Shower Dilemma”