Personal Growth through the Decades

Do you ever look back at your life and reflect on the ways in which you have grown through the decades? Life is such an amazing adventure and learning occurs in many different stages throughout every year of life. If you had to group your learning into decades, what would each decade represent? What are

WOW: Women on Writing’s Blog Book Tour: Review of “All Eyes on Alexandra”

Synopsis “All Eyes on Alexandra” is a children’s book that details the story of a migrating crane family. Alexandra is the curious crane, known to wander. Her curiosity about the world sets her up to be a great leader in the migration journey, once she gains the trust of her concerned family. This children’s book

Embracing Time and Life Lessons in Seoul

**Guest post by Lindsay Swoboda of Uplifting Anchor** What can I do right here and right now? This is the question I ask myself during the most challenging portions of my military spouse journey. It is not a question I automatically knew to ask, but it is one I have gained perspective with over time. Time

WOW! Women on Writing’s Blog Book Tour: Review of “I’m Not Okay”

Anxiety and depression have been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember.  It has taken years and experiments with all types of therapies and treatments to find what works best.  Every person is different and what may work for one may not always work for someone else. I am

Mother’s Day Salute: Life Lessons from Mom

Being married to someone in the military is not always peaches and cream.  There’s the distance, unexpected schedules, moving rapidly, and the list goes on.  Do you think milspouses just acclimated to this lifestyle or did their upbringing help to prepare them for this whirlwind life? To honor moms for Mother’s Day, I decided to

Remembering the Grieving Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is all about showing appreciation for your mom and appreciating so many mothers all across the globe. However, there are many women who will not be celebrating Mother’s Day with their child or children this year. That first Mother’s Day after child loss is the most painful.   In fact, most holidays and milestone

Top 5 Reasons Why Military Spouses Should Breastfeed

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own. May is the month to honor military spouses and moms. What better way to honor both than to focus on the importance of breastfeeding. This is not only important