7 Stages of Motherhood for New Moms

Have you heard of the seven stages of grief? It’s surmountable to know and helps you to better comprehend how humans deal with grief and loss.    As a new mom, there are also stages you go through as you acclimate to motherhood, very similar in concept to the stages of grief. These stages for

5 Ways Serving in the Military Prepares Men for Fatherhood

Have you ever wondered how military dads are any different from their civilian counterparts? One given fact is that they may not always be around for special moments, holidays, birthdays, you name it. This isn’t by choice though. Unfortunately, duty to country comes before anything else, even family.  Just like some moms are innately born

Review of “Move My Way”

Relocating every 3-4 years can be challenging for military families. Move My Way: A Moving Journal for Kids is a journal that helps children keep track of their feelings, special places and memories of the home they are leaving, as well as predictions about their new place of residence. This journal was developed by a

To the Moms Celebrating Their First Mother’s Day with a Rainbow Baby

Mother’s Day to a loss mom was once a day of dred. It was a kick in the gut, a painful day, and a stark reminder of the loss that so deeply broke our hearts.  For some it took months, for others it took years, and for many it took medical intervention but we made

The Time America Closed for Business & 10 Things It Taught Us

I never imagined that we might live through anything like the Coronavirus Pandemic in America. It’s truly apocalyptic and something we might see in a Hollywood movie, but in real life? It’s almost as if we have been de-sensitized in this digital age as many of us truly did not believe this could happen here.

10 Tips for Making Language Arts Fun While Homeschooling

Who would’ve thought that all children in the United States would be learning from home due to a pandemic? With technology and advances in medicine today, this seemed like it was only possible in a Hollywood movie. Unfortunately, it is our current situation. If your child is struggling through reading and writing, this blog post

Review of “The Adventures of a Military Brat: My Military Life”

The Adventures of a Military Brat series of books are written by a service member and military spouse-husband and wife team. The goal of this book series is to explain military life challenges and how to find the positive in them through the eyes of a child. This can be extremely helpful to military kids