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5 Fall Activities for Families Stationed in Oklahoma

5 Fall Activities for Families Stationed in Oklahoma

The Fall season in Oklahoma brings with it some fun activities for families to enjoy. The weather is finally tolerable, which makes getting out and about so much more enjoyable with family. Whether your family is stationed at Fort Sill or Tinker Air Force Base, there...

It’s Not Your Place to Judge a Grieving Mother

It’s Not Your Place to Judge a Grieving Mother

Imagine this, there is a grieving mother right now who wasn’t able to take the “first” day of school photos of her child as the new school year began. This is heartbreaking to even fathom. Some of those grieving moms might have never even gotten to meet their child...

Everyone’s Threshold is Different

Everyone’s Threshold is Different

It happens time and time again in the military world. A spouse uses a public forum to ask for help or vent about military life and they are met with sarcasm, cyberbullying, and very little kindness and compassion. Some people might think, "Why go on a public forum...

10 Ways to Be a Better Human

10 Ways to Be a Better Human

If I were to conduct a random poll and ask people, "do you think you are a good human?" I am positive about 90-95% would say yes and start listing out all the good deeds that they do. In my opinion, we are all born innately good. However, trauma, life circumstances,...

8 Lessons the World Has Learned From the Ukrainian People

8 Lessons the World Has Learned From the Ukrainian People

On the 24th of February, the Russian military invaded Ukraine and began attacking in the country in an effort to make them surrender to Russian rule. However, despite this terrible event, there is still courage and bravery in the hearts of the Ukrainian people. Women...

5 Ways to Give Back to Your Local Community This Year 

5 Ways to Give Back to Your Local Community This Year 

Are you looking for a way to give back this year? Maybe you don’t have the time to volunteer or maybe you do not have the additional room in your budget to make monetary donations. That’s okay. There are still a variety of ways that you can give back. Included below...

5 New Year’s Wishes for Military Families 

5 New Year’s Wishes for Military Families 

A new year comes with much excitement, optimism, and positivity. In addition, it always brings a level of uncertainty for military families as we don’t always know what’s next in military life or what Murphy's Law might throw our way next. Often times, we are not...

The Reality of Spending the Holidays Away from Family

The Reality of Spending the Holidays Away from Family

Oftentimes military life takes us far away from our extended families. This can make celebrating the holidays lonely and melancholy. This is our second year in a row away from home due to my spouse's assignment to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. What makes it tough is having a...

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