4 Tips for Make Self-Care A Priority – Military Spouse Edition

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Have you ever felt the weight of life’s responsibilities weighing you down? Military spouses are pulled in so many directions, and are often left to handle many things on our own. For many of us, this becomes burdensome as we end up caring for others’ needs at the expense of our own. Our desires and needs go by the wayside as we try to take care of our loved ones without nurturing ourselves. There’s actually a term for this called the superwoman syndrome. Many of us fall victim to it, which can become a slippery slope. The more we neglect our own needs, the more negative the impact, not only for ourselves, but for everyone we interact with. Our overall well being begins to decline; we are physically and mentally exhausted until we reach a breaking point where we have no choice but to slow down and take care of ourselves like we should have been all along. Continue reading

Milestones Abound: Part 1

There are so many happy times occurring in my life lately, I thought I’d share a few with you guys!

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Life Lately

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Hiiiii everyone. If you haven’t noticed, my blog posts have been quite sparse lately. It’s not that I’ve forgotten about it or lost interest, I’ve just prioritized my family and in particular, my lively little boy.

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How to Embrace the Suck of Military Life

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The Strength of Military Communities

I often write about the overwhelming love and strength I have found within the military community, but recently I have witnessed firsthand how truly extraordinary this community is when tragedy strikes. 

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Wonderful Things That Happened in 2016

Well 2016 certainly didn’t fail to surprise us. From the Zika virus, to political turmoil, and the loss of many beloved icons, 2016 has dealt us some serious blows. Don’t lose all hope just yet! While many unexpected, unfortunate and devastating events took place, there were also many positive things that 2016 brought about.

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