In 2015, I gave up all my dreams of being a mommy and a wife. I packed my bags and headed to an island that wasn’t so glorious. Paris Island, land where they make Marines. The Marine Corps had a lot to offer me, but none of it included a family and I was okay … Continue reading This is me. This is us. This is you.
There is no question that military life is hard. You become use to being lonely, with only your spouse as someone to talk to and trust; it's no surprise when dinners are late or weekends are skipped because of duty; life as active duty or a military spouse is not for the light hearted. I … Continue reading Becoming a family in the Marine Corps
Life, in general, has its ups and downs. Every day you learn something new, whether good or bad. Those good days can be great, thrilling even. But those not so good days can be exhausting. When you throw the stress of being a military family in the mix, there's a whole new level you never … Continue reading How to Survive the MilSo Life
Just another reason to spoil your sweetie, Valentine's Day. Which actually sort of annoys me because I am a firm believer that you should be showering you significant other in love every day of the year, but I play along because I love to give gifts. This year is a bit tough for me because … Continue reading Valentines Gifts for Her