Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Deployment: A Submariner Wife’s Perspective

Deployment...one of the toughest words a military spouse can hear. So many emotions come up when I hear that word: loneliness, stress, loss, fear, sadness, exhaustion... I pride myself on typically being an uplifting and positive person. However, this can be a struggle at times when I'm faced with the extremely difficult task of staying… Continue reading Deployment: A Submariner Wife’s Perspective

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Monster Mom Attacks: Rekindling the Relationship with My Son During a Stressful Deployment

If you know me and follow my blog regularly, you know I am typically a very happy and positive person. My posts 9/10 times are about finding happiness and spreading that joy to others. Well, unfortunately, I have hit that place of deployment where I am starting to feel like I'm losing my zest. I'm… Continue reading Monster Mom Attacks: Rekindling the Relationship with My Son During a Stressful Deployment

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Weekly Round Up! (Nov 26-Dec 2)

Miss a post this week? Here is a collection of my posts from this week! Painting Rocks! A Family Painting Project Scrambled Egg Muffins Back in Action: Jumping Back into Fitness in the Wake of Chaos Fulfilling My Dream at the Magnolia Market What Being a Military Family Taught Me About the Holidays   With… Continue reading Weekly Round Up! (Nov 26-Dec 2)

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

What I Learned Through Experiencing Loss: Using the Hard Times to Create Better Times

Flash. That's how the last few weeks have gone by. In a flash! You may have noticed, I have been MIA for the past 2 weeks. My father-in-law passed away and we traveled back to the mainland for the funeral and to be with family. Not only did this time fly by, it was also… Continue reading What I Learned Through Experiencing Loss: Using the Hard Times to Create Better Times

Faith · Family/Motherhood/Military Life

God’s Whisper to My Heart

The weekends always cause me to sit and reflect. It's a great opportunity for me to sit uninterrupted and "JUST BE." Today, I find myself sipping on my coffee and thinking about the future. I'm sure that's nothing unusual, as most people think about the future quite often. We found out recently, that our plans… Continue reading God’s Whisper to My Heart

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

How I Cut Cable and Internet…and Lived to Tell About It

  Ooze I think it's important to ask ourselves occasionally, "What are the most valued things in our life?" Do we feel we have time for those things? More than likely, not. What is preventing us from giving enough time to them? When I ask myself what's most important, here are my answers: Faith, family,… Continue reading How I Cut Cable and Internet…and Lived to Tell About It