The Girlfriend from AARP

The Annual Birthday Adventures That Remind Me Anything Is Possible


How Meditation Helped Me Heal After Hysterectomy


No One Warned Me About the Grief That Comes With a Hysterectomy

Washington Post

When I got divorced, I didn’t want to be in transition forever. Here’s how I moved on.

Married to the Military: Would I Do It Again?

(the original headline I like MUCH better than the controversial edited one)


How a Hysterectomy Helped Me Talk to My Tween Daughter About Her Body

10 ‘Firsts’ after Divorce that Really Had My Head Spinning

JLo’s Got Some Crucial Advice for Anyone Going Through a Divorce


Why I changed back to my maiden name

My First Vacation Along After Divorce

Five Lessons I Learned as a Solo Mom Before Turning 40

The Five Love Languages of Children

My BFF Hijacked My Profile!

Huffington Post

Getting Through a Divorce in 26.2 Miles

What’s the Right Way to Mourn an Anniversary after Divorce?

Divorce, Redemption and My 20th High School Reunion

Removing a Broken Heart One Laser Treatment at a Time

One Year After Divorce: Celebrating the Anniversary of ‘I Don’t’

5 Online Dating Tips for Beginners

50 One-Word Resolutions for Life after Divorce

The Red Years: Redefining Life after Divorce

How a Divorce Bucket List Helped Me Move On

Middle School 2.0: 7 Tween Anxieties that Don’t Age

The New York Times At War Blog

A Spouse Confronts the Military-Civilian Divide

Keeping Marriage From Becoming a Casualty of War

A Military Wife No More

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Blue Star Families

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Fort Bragg Patch

Home Is Where the Military Sends You

Keeping Families Connected During Deployments

PBS POV blog Regarding War

Reflections of a Military Spouse

Riding the Pre-Deployment Roller Coaster

Does Absence Make the Heart Grow Fonder or Fungus?

What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

Post-Deployment Reintegration, From a Spouse’s Perspective

Homefront United Network

Month of the Military Child

Book Review: Alice Bliss

Remembering 9/11: A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

Book Review: 1001 Things to Love About Military Life

Mom, I Want to Be a Military Wife Just Like You

USAA’s Military Spouse Blogging Community

Hearing the News

We’re All in This Together–A Military Spouse Blog Swap

Military OneSource Blog Brigade

Moving Day Memories

An American in Japan (This post was awarded 2nd place in the You’re the Expert Writing Contest)


Guilt of an Imperfect Mother

Trading Sneakers for Skirts: Returning to the Workforce

Taking the Time to Stop and Smell the Stinky Feet

And I’ve been a guest blogger on some of my favorite blogs…

Bad DNA at Organic Motherhood With Cool Whip

Home is Where the Heart Is at Goodnight Moon

Trading Places at The Adventures of Mr. Superman and Mrs. S.

The Power of Positivity at Life as a Sailor’s Girl

It Will All Get Done at Flip Flops and Combat Boots

Life as a Sometimes Single Working Mom at Faith and Deployments

The Lasts at Her War, Her Voice

Dear Military, I Thank You at Married to a Sailor: The Journey of a Navy Wife

Homeless Christmas at G.I. Joe’s Wife

Living Overseas and Turning Japanese at Uncork and Unwined

Valentine Scrooge at A Little Pink in a World of Camo

Reintegrating Roller Coaster Style at The Adventures of Mr. Superman & Mrs. S.

Happy Holidays, Military-Style at Operation Marriage

Life Lessons as a Military Spouse at Semper Fi Momma