XpertCare is There for Military Kids

Timely and adequate pediatric care has never been more important than today, especially during the national pandemic and flu season approaching.  Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post on behalf of XpertCare, however, opinions expressed in this post are my own. Why XpertCare? XpertCare is assisting military families with efforts to close the gap in access

6 Reasons Why Fayetteville Is a City to Love

Despite what you may have heard, Fayetteville, North Carolina truly is a great place to live. Every city has its strengths and weaknesses, however, Fayetteville has many strengths that are not always portrayed in the media. So, I am writing this piece to set the record straight.   Being a North Carolina native, I am up

Purpose in the Journey of Motherhood

As a rule, I try not to dwell on my struggles and live under a “woe is me” mentality. That might explain why it took me so long to go from the throes of depression to a place where I am eager to share my experience, my growth, and my success with other military spouses.

10 Must-Haves for Your Breastfeeding Journey

Breastfeeding your child is one of the most amazing gifts of Mother Nature. It is not always a perfect journey and requires education, patience, support, and many other things to help you navigate your way through it successfully. Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Baby Pavilion, a Tricare approved breast pump

A Heart to Serve Military Children

It is not uncommon for veterans and military spouses to find ways to give back to military communities. After all, they know first-hand what the needs of the community are and how to put their best efforts forward to help. Dr. Lisa Di Enno is no different. After serving in the United States Navy and

Review of “Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert”

One of the best ways to learn about other cultures is to live among the people. That’s just what Dr. Erica Eliott did and she recounts that experience in her memoir Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert: My Life Among the Navajo People. She paints very vivid images of what life was like as

It’s Okay to Say “Motherhood is Hard”

Dear Mamas,  During this current season of Covid, virtual schooling, homeschooling, social distancing, remote working, and all of the craziness of 2020, it’s okay to say that “being a mom is hard.” That does not mean that you aren’t grateful for your beautiful little gifts God has given you. It means you’re tired, exhausted, drained,

5 Military-Affiliated Life Coaches You Should Know

Have you ever needed a cheerleader during a tough journey in your life? What about a professional that can see the BIG picture and guide your steps in the process to a goal? What if you want to make improvements in your life, your career, your relationships, or in yourself and you need some strategies

15 Gifts For Deployed Soldiers That They Actually Need

Deployment is a painful time for you and your soldier, but it’s necessary for the freedom we enjoy today. However, you can draw strength from this cause and support your soldier through this difficult time by giving them practical gifts. There are tons of military going away gifts but you need something that is going