Deployment/PCS National Guard/Reserve

Taking Deployment Personally

  Photo Courtesy of: Google Images When my husband came back from his deployment, I was thrilled like every girl would be. I also thought of a million things I would have done, or could have done differently. And although my heart hurts even thinking about the next time he’ll get on a plane, IContinue Reading “Taking Deployment Personally”

Deployment/PCS Military Kids/Special Needs

And So It Begins…..{Again}

Photo Courtesy of: Google Images Putting my kids to bed tonight was a struggle. All of them continued to cry out for their daddy. Sadness cracked their tiny little voices as they literally screamed for him. It made me feel a little overwhelmed for what the next year holds for me, being the mommy, butContinue Reading “And So It Begins…..{Again}”

Deployment/PCS

Yellow Ribbon Prayers: Sending Love to Iraq and Afghanistan

Photo Courtesy of: Holly Dalton When my husband was deployed to Iraq in 2008, I wrote and recorded a song for him called “Yellow Ribbon Prayers.” At the time I knew of very few deployment or war songs that didn’t end with the Soldier dying.  Not exactly what scared girlfriends, wives and families want or needContinue Reading “Yellow Ribbon Prayers: Sending Love to Iraq and Afghanistan”

Deployment/PCS

Homecoming Jitters: There are no longer enough hours in a day!

Photo Courtesy of: Google Images Anyone else get that feeling when there is less than a month of deployment left? I don’t know if I am alone in this or not. I hear so many people say that the last month of deployment drags but I beg to differ. This last month has been flyingContinue Reading “Homecoming Jitters: There are no longer enough hours in a day!”