A Fourth Trimester of Deployment?

A Fourth Trimester of Deployment?

Ten years after coming home from deployment and six years of being a mom has taught me to relook and refocus to see what motherhood can teach me about military life. I now look at a deployment similar to how I look at pregnancy. And while the similarities are uncanny there are also distinct differences. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reflections on Natural Child Birth

For as much as I love birth stories, I have never taken the time to write mine down. I’m working on it. So when Amanda asked for guest posters, on natural childbirth, I decided to take a different spin. I thought I’d share a bit and reflect about what I’ve learned after giving birth to […]