Remembering – What will you remember looking back?

Isn’t it weird what you remember when you look back on past moments from your life. You might think that I would remember all the work I accomplished while I was in Afghanistan and all those projects I had at one time memorized. Now I can’t even remember most of them. I only remember bits […]

Improvised Explosive Device in Parenting

Improvised Explosive Device commonly known as IEDs. IEDs are a feared device by many military members. Especially if your job is running convoys and you know each time you head out the potential to hit one on your way could happen. And although our children’s temperament is not deadly, it can certainly cause harm (at […]

How having a baby and going to war are different

Last week I talked about how preparing for a baby and going to war have similarities and one of my readers commented that there may be similarities in the lead up, but the gift you get from having a baby can’t compare. I have to agree. So this week I decided to talk about how having […]

How do Military and Motherhood Intersect

For 2017, I am doing a weekly series on why the military actually prepares you for motherhood. You probably didn’t realize the military and motherhood intersect. I will use military terms and relate them to motherhood. I will also draw on my past experiences as a military member. Some of the words seem rather odd, like […]