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5 Spooky Things about Military Spouse Life

Murphy knows when to strike, and despite our constant preparedness for him, he still has eerily good timing. Like when the refrigerator broke the day of deployment, or the kids got sick the weekend of staff duty, there are just some things that we can count on. In the spirit of ghosts and goblins, thereContinue Reading “5 Spooky Things about Military Spouse Life”

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What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?

Maybe it’s the constant separation, the days on end alone, experiencing different parts of the country or even the world, or maybe it’s just a quality we develop after years of being with our service member. We, military spouses, are often viewed by society as non-uniformed heroes. While we may not be rocking the spandex orContinue Reading “What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?”

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Solo Parenting Your Way

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way. All opinions are entirely my own.   As a military spouse, independence is something that we are forced to learn without a choice early on in our relationship. Military life drops you into a whole new world, one where independence isContinue Reading “Solo Parenting Your Way”

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The Invisible Line of Parenting

“The invisible line of parenting,”-it’s a phrase I coined, and one I should probably consider copyrighting. It starts like this; you’re going along doing something that is working for your child or children, then one day out of nowhere you’ve crossed the invisible line. That certain something you’ve been doing suddenly isn’t working. Why? BecauseContinue Reading “The Invisible Line of Parenting”