WOW: Women on Writing’s Blog Book Tour: Review of “Hug Everyone You Know”

Synopsis Attitude is everything, especially when you are fighting cancer. “Hug Everyone You Know” is a compelling memoir about the journey through stage I breast cancer. It details the entire story from diagnosis, to treatment, and survival. Instead of allowing her cancer diagnosis to defeat her, Antoinette Truglio Martin allowed it to develop an attitude

Review of “Heal Yourself with Journaling Power”

Synopsis “Heal Your Self with Journaling Power” is an easy to read self-help book by multi-award winning author Mari McCarthy. She gives you rationale throughout the book as to why journaling is important and how it can improve your life in multiple ways. Included in the book are stories from others who have used various

Journaling Power for Mental Health

*Guest Post from Author Mari McCarthy* Too often, we think about our health in terms of separate categories: physical health, emotional health, and mental health. But our health is holistic and interconnected. When you take care of your mind, you also take care of your body – and vice versa. Journaling is a simple but

Stressors of Military Children Part III: Divorce

In this three-part series, we will be taking a deeper look into the stressors of military life, how they impact kids, and strategies to help children cope and heal. To read Part I, about deployments, click here. To read part II, regarding frequent moves, click here. Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post on behalf of

The Journey Through Multiple Miscarriages to 3 Healthy Boys

My Story My husband and I were two years into our conception journey with 3 miscarriages under our belt. Never in a million years did I see myself in this spot, does anyone? The pain was unbearable and everywhere I looked I don’t think there was a woman who wasn’t expecting. Literally, every time I

The Stay Strong Mom Box

It’s no secret that pregnancy loss can be devastating.  What most people don’t realize though is that the healing journey is different for everyone.  The time it takes to heal from such a loss is immeasurable.  I have my days where I am full of hope, then I have other days where I long to

The Power of a Photo: Infertility from a Male Perspective

**Guest Post by Chris G.** Everyone around us was getting pregnant. They were the ones who weren’t trying and who didn’t even want to have a child. They were the ones doing everything “wrong” and still got pregnant. The news of those close to us being pregnant were greeted with the fake “Congratulations, I’m so

Giving Back to Military Families, One Room at a Time

How do you give back to your community?  Is it through volunteering your time? Do you give back monetarily? Giving back to your local community is important and helps connect you with like-minded individuals. Not to mention, it makes the heart and soul feel good. Military spouses love to give back, because we have all

Floating for Wellness

When I first heard about a new local business in Fayetteville, Floating Shanti that specializes in health and wellness, I was very intrigued.  What fascinated me even more is that they offer float therapy in a floating tank. Disclaimer: Strength 4 Spouses, LLC received a floating session as compensation for an honest review.  I only