Blog Archives for tag military spouses

The Hidden “I” in Team

  At regular intervals throughout his 26-year military career, my husband has been promoted to the next rank. Each time… Continue reading »

From soup to nuts, and back again

  No sooner did I drop my husband off at the airport, than I felt the tickle at the back… Continue reading »

My sailor won’t batten down the hatches!

Ahoy, fellow Milspouses! Are you tethered to a soldier who doesn’t know how to hang a ceiling fan? Does your… Continue reading »

The Bottom Drawer

Ironically, there are benefits to moving so often as a military family. Every few years, we’re forced to go through… Continue reading »

Culture or Torture? Lessons learned while traveling with kids

April is the month of Spring Break, and Spring Break is a time for travel! The possibilities are endless: a… Continue reading »

I can’t wait to move!

Well, first, there’s the heat. The year-round, thick, hot, humid, gnat-infested, sweat producing, Florida heat. The lousy palm trees certainly… Continue reading »

My gravy’s better than your gravy

We do it every year. We cut out recipes. We make lists. We go to the commissary. We elbow each… Continue reading »

I give and give, but what do I get?

I’m going out on a limb here and say that the majority of you have a bottle of mustard, a… Continue reading »

Mamma’s Boy-Man

“Are you sure you’re gonna be alright?” “Yeeess, Mom. How many times do I have to tell you, I’ll be… Continue reading »

Feel free to soil yourself

When the kids were little, I used to be good at things. I was organized, talented, nurturing, patient, creative, hard-working,… Continue reading »