Deployment/PCS Homefront

Preparing for Deployment: Take My Breath Away

Sometime in the next few weeks, C and I will look at our kiddos and tell them what we are preparing for. Not just preparing for a move to a different part of the country (our seventh state since getting married), not just preparing for a new school (Logan’s fourth) but preparing for deployment. AContinue Reading “Preparing for Deployment: Take My Breath Away”

Homefront National Guard/Reserve

Sisters for Life…By Choice

I have been a Military Spouse for over 23 years and during this time have always heard about the unbreakable bond service members have with those that they serve with, especially in combat. In my experience, that bond is also quite prominent among the spouses of our military, it’s just not as talked about. IContinue Reading “Sisters for Life…By Choice”

Deployment/PCS Homefront

The Current State of Mind

It seems that as this deployment progresses along, my mind is regressing. When my husband first left months ago, I was on top of my game. Schedules were planned out weeks in advance. I knew where everyone was supposed to be, when homework assignments were due, and stayed on top of the housework. I wasContinue Reading “The Current State of Mind”

Deployment/PCS Homefront

Counting Up

“We don’t know how long this deployment is. We aren’t planning on R&R. We are planning for twelve but are being told six. Everything is in limbo.” Of all the uncertainty we face in this life this one killed me the most. And this wasn’t even C. Mine had come home and her’s had justContinue Reading “Counting Up”