3 Ways to Regain Control During a Crazy Week

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This week completely unraveled by 10:30 am on Monday. I can see you nodding your head in agreement. Yup, it happens. To be fair, it's a short week and the last week of school. But come on, I should have at least been able to enjoy a second cup of coffee before the world came crashing down. Let me share a few of the things that are on the list for t...
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To My Fellow Military Spouses: Thank You, for Everything.

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This week, we celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day and with it comes stories of amazing military spouses who do wonderful things for their communities. A few years ago, I reflected upon my military spouse experiences after reading this blog post on military spouses. There are so many different ways military spouses support our Service Members...
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Why I Love the 'Army Wife' Label

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There are so many stereotypes in the world, most of them based on a few unfortunate encounters with a few wild people. One of the ones that annoy me the most is the negative way people, especially those within the military community, use the term "Army Wife."  One such example is the author who wrote for Task & Purpose in early 2016 (who, ...
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Three R’s to Help You Prepare for 2018

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As we approach the end of one year and the beginning of another, it's important to complete a few minor things to prepare for a fulfilling and successful year.   Reflect First, you should reflect on 2017.Taking time for reflection is key to self-improvement and clarity. Find a quiet place, and simply think about the year. You can ask yourself ...
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No Greater Love - A True Testament to the Bond of Soldiers

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Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends. ~John 15:13 Few can know the feelings of actually being in a situation faced with the decision to sacrifice their life for their friends. Each and every service member has taken on that burden; some have put themselves within the reach of enemy fire time and time agai...
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