Month: April 2012

To Whom It May Concern

Dear Sore Throat and Stuffy Nose, Please please please go away!  I am going to the Milblog Conference next week, an event I’ve been looking forward to for a year.  I cannot be sick for MilBlogCon!  So please pack up your germs and move them to someone else’s body.  Dear Baseball Season, I know I […] Read more…

The Days are Long, The Years are Short

“The days are long, but the years are short.”   ~ Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project I can’t count how many times in the last month I’ve said to someone, “Wow, it’s been a really long day.” Work has been hectic, baseball season kicked off, and my husband’s travel schedule has been frequent and unpredictable.  Some days […] Read more…

A Song For Mil Spouses By a Mil Spouse

Last year I shared a song called “Drive These Blues Away,” which was written and performed by an incredibly talented Army spouse named Olivia Perez-Breland.  Well, Olivia, who currently lives in Hawaii, has just released a video for a song she wrote for military spouses who, like her, have endured repeated deployments and separations. “No actors […] Read more…

Traveling with Kids…Oh the Humanity!

I love my children very much.  And they’re generally well-behaved, well-mannered, all around pretty good kids.  But as much as I love them, I DO NOT love traveling with them, especially when my husband isn’t traveling with us.  I’ve done my fair share of traveling with the kids by myself, and it’s always left me stressed, exhausted, and […] Read more…

Top 10 Books for Military Brats

Military life is difficult to explain even to adults.  Explaining it to children?  Well, sometimes it’s impossible to find the right words.  Fortunately, there are people out there who seemed to have found the right words and then put those right words together in books that children of all ages can understand and relate to.  In honor of […] Read more…

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