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Unique Father’s Day Gifts for Your Military Man

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Holt’s Cigar Company via SoFluential Media. All thoughts and opinions are my own. In our military lifestyle, absence is hard on the parents as well as kids.  As much as we wish this was not the reality, it just is, and we have to make the bestContinue Reading “Unique Father’s Day Gifts for Your Military Man”

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Five Things That Happen When You Get a Pet

Getting a pet is a serious matter and whatever denial-riddled thought bubble you currently live in, this will soon burst when you realize just how much your life is going to change. Be prepared with this list of five things that happen when you get a pet, and then decide whether adding and animal toContinue Reading “Five Things That Happen When You Get a Pet”

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Honoring Memorial Day

This post was originally published on May 30, 2011. I was counting the days until our son’s four-year enlistment ended and his life as a civilian began.  I was looking forward to putting his active enlistment as an experience on my life’s resume, even though I knew that it would always be a part ofContinue Reading “Honoring Memorial Day”

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Military Pregnancy TAKE TWO! Prepared But Still Anxious…

Being pregnant is something that nearly all women – in both the military and civilian worlds – go through, yet with the stresses of the everyday military lifestyle, it can often seem like the tipping point between organized chaos and utter craziness. I am currently 30 weeks pregnant with my second child and am experiencingContinue Reading “Military Pregnancy TAKE TWO! Prepared But Still Anxious…”