Surviving a Year of Grief From Miscarriage: A Look Into Pain Through Poetry

On February 17, 2017 our son’s heartbeat stopped around my eighth week of pregnancy. For a year, I have tried to find myself again after my world shattered into a thousand pieces.  I never thought I could feel more love and contentment than the day I married my husband.  Then, we found out we were

The Importance of Self-Care

Guest Post by Taneisha Dale. What is self-care? All around social media you might see people talking about self-care this and self-care that, but what exactly is self-care? People have made their own definitions to what they think self-care is and people practice it in different ways. Self-Care’s most basic definition is the care of

How to Be a Friend to Someone Experiencing a Miscarriage

Unfortunately, I’m part of a large club of women who have experienced pregnancy loss.  During my eighth week of pregnancy, our baby’s heartbeat was gone. I had no symptoms or warning that our baby was in danger, which is referred to as a missed miscarriage. The devastation is unlike anything I have ever experienced in

5 Soft Skills Employers Desire that Military Spouses Possess

We are living in a time where technology is rapidly advancing, higher degrees are preferred by employers, and the competition in the job market continues to grow fierce.  Beyond your education and experience, as well as that fabulous new suit you have pressed and ready to go, what will help you stand out? The answer