I recently read an article By Jason Good on Huff Post called I Can't Believe I'm Doing This, which lists 24 things you'll do as a new parent. It got me thinking about all the things military spouses do while our husbands are deployed. Some women have never had to do...Read More »
Trust me, when I say I have had my moments.... Moments I wanted to scream and moments I wanted to tell the boys just what I felt about their dad. In those moments I remembered this.... My kids have rights. I never asked their opinion about divorcing their dad; I...Read More »
Ten things I want my boys to teach my boys (not claiming I'm great at them)
1: Love others, don't judge, don't assume, just love, be there for one another.
2: Be generous; you'll always have more than you need and you'll find away to do without what you want.
3: When all...Read More »
A Diaper cake is a great way to spruce up any baby shower. The 2 of us made this diaper cake in about an hour and it was a hit at Christy's Sister-in-law's baby shower. Supplies
For a 3 layer diaper cake
84 Diapers (I use Pampers Swaddlers diapers because they are...Read More »
These days pretty much everyone has a smart phone. I used to not even think twice if I left my Blackberry at home, now I can't leave the house without my iPhone. I use it for the usual things, phone calls, text messages, email, playing games, check Facebook, taking pictures...Read More »
If you’re like me, then you’re probably pretty used to doing EVERYTHING yourself. The first few years of a child’s life they are totally helpless. Most moms end up having to do all the household chores and caring for the kids by themselves. But, I have recently found that as...Read More »
Top Discounts and Deals for Military Families
Most military families are on a tight budget. But there are lot of ways military families can save money.
Here are a few of our favorites
Free Welcome Home Banners
Buildasign.com has given away over 80,000 free banners and jumbo cards to support our troops. If...Read More »
Abby, my three year old, has lots of people to play with. She has a brother and lives across the street from 3 friends. But, there are 2 friends that go with her wherever she goes. Their names are Opal and Nina. Opal and Nina are brother and sister (apparently...Read More »
So, the kids had Spring Break two weeks ago. Too bad it was cold and rainy, almost every day! That has never happen before, at least that's what I told myself every day. Well, after being in the house for too many days; you know its too many days when...Read More »
We All Have One
We all have one!!!!!! Get your mind out of the gutter. I’m talking about the annoying neighbor. We, however have an annoying neighbor that is "as old as dirt" (as my boys would say). She is actually 89 so, its so hard to be mean to her....Read More »
Let's just start by saying that I hate it when my husband is deployed. I'm way
more emotional about it than most military spouses. But, I am learning to look
on the bright side. Here are the top 5 things I'm looking forward to for the
#5 No More Zombie Shows!
I have...Read More »
Ok, we have all heard of the "terrible two's"...... really that was nothing! I am now going through the "sassy sevens". Who's kid is this? Where did he come from? When did he think it was okay to start being soooo sassy. What change in my sweet, innocent little man?...Read More »
I don't happen to get a chance to watch a whole lot of day time TV. I get that all in at night. However, this was very good advice for divorced moms.... Well, dads too.
Life after divorce
By: Dr Phil
Divorce is a major life change that can leave a person reeling....Read More »