Military Life: Finding Quiet in the Chaos

March 18, 2014

Have you ever noticed that when things are crazy and life seems filled with challenges that everything becomes louder? Our spouse leaves for a training or deployment, and we tend to fill the void with as much activity (a.k.a chaos) as possible so we don’t have to deal with the emptiness he leaves behind. I […]

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Military Life: A Crisis on the Horizon

March 11, 2014

I’m out here in the trenches and I’m listening…and from what I see I think it’s time someone starts talking candidly about what’s really going on before it’s too late. There is a crisis on the horizon and we need someone to stand up and let the country know what’s happening. Perhaps we will one day be able […]

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Resource Review: Spouse Calls: Messages from a Military Life

March 10, 2014

Book: Spouse Calls: Messages from a Military Life Author: Terri Barnes Author Website: http://elvaresa.com/author-illustrator/terri-barnes/ Rating: 10/10 (Disclosure)   Resource Review: The experience you have when you open the pages of Terri’s new book Spouse Calls will stay with you. Whether you are a military spouse or a civilian the stories and information she shares about military […]

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Resource Review: Soldier Send – The Perfect Way to Send A Carepackage

March 9, 2014

Company: Soldier Send Contact: Mick Garrison; Founder Website: www.soldiersend.com Rating: 9/10 (Disclosure) Resource Review: You see it everywhere a couple having a new baby, a soon to be married couple, even a house purchase sparks the need for a gift registry. But what about the service member overseas who may not have someone to send them a little […]

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Parenting Moment: Mourning Other Peoples Losses

March 3, 2014

Last week my sister-in-law Jennifer wrote a blog post that touched my heart in such a way that I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind. She said what so many of us have felt when someone in our community must deal with a loss. Today I learned of another death, 3 in our local […]

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Tech Moments: Top Apps for Military Spouses

February 26, 2014

Those of you that know me well know that technology has never really been something I would go out of my way for. I was a my texting phone is enough kind of gal for a very long time. I have enough going on in my life that the mere thought of learning how to use […]

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