Blog Archives for tag military families

Hey Mom, tricks (and treats) are for kids

It was October 1997, and our first child was two years old. When he was an infant, I didn’t want… Continue reading »

Culture or torture? Lessons learned while traveling with kids

Ah, Summertime … that happy time of year when, after months of running the veritable hamster wheel of work, school,… Continue reading »

Puppy Personality Disorder

  A week ago, my life was normal. I showered regularly. I ran errands. I cooked and cleaned. I watched… Continue reading »

When the power goes out

“Do you think you bought enough?” I asked sarcastically, as my husband dropped multiple Stop & Shop bags on the… Continue reading »

Teen dreams and summer jobs

Despite the fact that the school year has ended for our kids, I started my normal morning routine this week… Continue reading »

Over the river, and off the Beltway

“Grams, could we make brownies?” my daughter asks, already knowing the answer. “Is the Pope a Catholic?” replies my husband’s… Continue reading »

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