Reach #FMFriday

It is time to reach for the stars… Don’t hold back… Dream big… I think often times I think about doing something and something inside of me tells me that I can’t do it before i even try.  I’m not really sure why.  I wonder why do I beat myself up and not give myself […]

Listen (Tuesday@10)

Through the amazing community of Five Minute Friday I found another site to meet up with other bloggers and write on a prompt word.  So this is my first week and the prompt word was Listen.  I focused on what I listen to daily.  The little boy who changed my life so much. I hear […]

The True Combat Zone

I always thought deploying to Afghanistan would be the hardest thing I would have to do. Away from my family, my country, all that was familiar and there were people who wanted to kill me just outside the fence line. I was a female, an engineer and pretty much everything you were not supposed to […]

First Mother’s Day

Posted on May 9, 2014by My first Mother’s Day is fast approaching. It still amazes me that I have been a Mom for almost a year.  On a flight home the passenger sitting next to me said, “the days are long, but the years are short.”  Luke was almost four months old at the time so […]

Change #FMFriday

Sometimes you know your life is changing and other times life is changing so slowly you do not even see the changes.  But things are always changing. My life has been full of change the last three months.  We sold our house, moved in with friends, moved across the country and finally moved into our […]


Oh to be free again. Life is funny. Often with each life situation you don’t realize the goodness of where you are until you are no longer there.  Before having a baby I had this dream about what it would be like to stay at home with my son.  It consisted of perfect days that […]

Fill #FMFriday

I have been spending the last week with my family. It has been a nice break from the craziness of life. No unpacking to worry about. Just relaxing and spending time together as family. It has definitely been a nice break. Tomorrow we head back home. To a house full of boxes and piles of […]