Military Child to Military Mom

Military Child to ROTC hopeful to Military Mom – Episode 16 *This post contains affiliate links Welcome to episode 16 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Elaine Brye. When you join the United States military, you don’t just sign up for duty; you also commit your loved […]

For Our Children: The Importance of Healing from Your Past

This post was done in partnership with Stress Health, an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness, but all opinions are my own. As a child, the environment you grow up is normal. It doesn’t matter if you grow up in a loving family or if you have to deal with a difficult childhood. The way […]

Motherhood Wasn’t What I Expected

Motherhood Wasn’t What I Expected

My journey from military to motherhood didn’t go quite like I expected. Go and have children they said… You can stay at home with the kids and life will be easy… So…I took the bait, but they were wrong. So very wrong. Before I left the military behind to become a stay at home mom […]

Is there a Balance In Motherhood?

Is there a Balance In Motherhood?

Motherhood requires a lot of yourself. You give everything you have and some days that doesn’t even seem to be enough. Is there a balance in motherhood?   When I was in the Air Force I always expected the hardest life experience I would have would be deploying to Afghanistan as part of a Provincial […]

5 New Mom Tips from a Military Spouse and Veteran

5 New Mom Tips from a Military Spouse and Veteran

“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.” I’m sharing 5 new mom tips from my experience of both a military spouse and veteran. And to start off lets give you a little background about my switch form military […]

It is Important for Moms to know Self-Defense

A couple of weeks ago the moms group I’m a part of (Mothers of Preschoolers) had a guest speaker who taught us about self-defense. At first it seemed like an odd topic. Why would you need to know self-defense? Isn’t karate more of a sport than something practical. Apparently not. The speaker informed the audience […]