Improvised Explosive Device in Parenting

Improvised Explosive Device is 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 […]

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 […]

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 – Should Service Members Go Home

Sometimes going home for the holidays feels like more work than would be worth the effort. So it is important to think about the best option for you as a military member when deciding what to do for this holiday season. Especially during a year with COVID where traveling could be restricted by leadership making […]