My Transition From Military Leader to Stay at Home Mom

I always thought going to Afghanistan would be my hardest life experience.  Here is my story of what it was like to transition from military leader to stay at home mom.  I went to college after high school because that is what everyone does (right?) at least that’s what all my friends were doing. For […]

Home for the Holidays – Thanksgiving Throw Downs & Christmas Chaos

Sometimes going home for the holidays feels like more work than would be worth the effort. I don’t know why I get so self-centered and think why people have forgotten about me and my family. I quickly focus on things from my perspective and get hurt. In my head, I forget the truth of how […]

A Joint Mission in Afghanistan: My Deployment Story

Shortly after arriving in Afghanistan I was able to part of a joint mission between the French Task Force and the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). We had done a quick visit down to Southern Tagab before the team we replaced left. And our team decided it would be a great opportunity to team up with […]

International Development Takes Time

This post contains affiliate links My military career led me to directly connect to international development. As such, I have been given some amazing opportunities. One of these being sharing my experience with The Engineering Career Coach. Leading up to the interview questions were sent back and forth. Since I write about my deployment experience often […]