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    Military Life: The Struggle is Real

    As I wait for my flight back to Missouri, I can’t help but laugh because the idea that I’m going “home” feels a bit like an oxymoron. Sure when we think about military life, home is where the heart is and you know I am a grow where you are planted kind of gal but today, in this moment, I call bullshit. Don’t freak out, my next military lifestyle post will have some great tidbit that comes from working through it all but for today, my struggle is real. I’m living it and if I don’t share the reality that comes with my life as a military spouse, well… then this blog is just fluff and that’s not how I roll……

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    Finding Your Way When You Feel Lost…

    Do you feel as though you’ve lost your way? Does the start of a new day have you overwhelmed? Perhaps it seems as if you’re going in circles and don’t know what to do. Maybe you’re just tired of the same old grind, or know you were meant for more than this. Today, more than any other time in history, people are dissatisfied with their lives, and hoping that the start of a new year will turn things around! When some people look back on the good/bad of the past year they flip-flop between saying that their lives are a mess and being grateful for all the good that happened.  Some may even begin looking…

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    Mother’s Poem: I Will Hold You Always

    Mother’s Poem: I Will Hold You Always by Judy Davis I held you the moment you entered this world, I held you as you took your first steps. I held you as you struggled to ride a bike, And I held my tears as you walked into school that very first time. I held my hands in prayer as you held the keys to my car, I held your heart when it was breaking. I held my breath as you opened that letter, I held my head high when your dream became a reality. I held back my sadness as you began your new life, I held my tongue when you knew more than I. I…