Mental Health/Wellness

Before You Ignite This 4th of July

The following is a tradition that many Americans follow before, during and after the 4th of July: Middle to late June:  Purchase fireworks. (either at a roadside stand, in another state, or in a back alley) July 1st – 3rd:  Randomly set off those fireworks at any time, day or night. July 4th: 1. WearContinue Reading “Before You Ignite This 4th of July”

Military Martha

Raising a Nation

July 4th has always been a special holiday ya’ll in the Martha household.  Not only are we celebratin’ the birth of our great nation, but we’re celebratin’ our family with two birthdays- mine and Liberty Belle’s.  The celebration of family and the birth of our nation, got me thinkin’ about how similar it is.  ParentingContinue Reading “Raising a Nation”

Homefront

Poems to Freedom

FREEDOM: INDEPENDENCE WASN’T FREE IN THIS LAND OF LIBERTY. THERE’S BEEN A HEAVY COST; THOUSANDS OF LIVES HAVE BEEN LOST, PROTECTING AMERICANS COURAGEOUSLY, FOR FREEDOMS FROM SEA TO SEA. FOR MORE THAN 200 YEARS FREEDOM’S BEEN PURCHASED WITH TEARS. TEARS OF PAIN, DISTRESS AND GRIEF, TEARS OF JOY, HOPE AND RELIEF. FREEDOM’S BEEN PURCHASED WITHContinue Reading “Poems to Freedom”