Three years ago, my daughter and I were in a car accident. A man ran a red light, crashed into me in the driver’s seat and wrapped my baby girl’s side of the car around a telephone pole. In the split-second after the actual accident and before I was able to turn my head, I […]
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I am guilty of obsessing over others’ responses to tragedy. By this, I mean, I take to the deep dark vortex of news websites, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and scroll until my thumbs grow numb. On social media, my friends mostly say the things I’m already thinking, and I’ll either desperately like all of their […]
Luna Blu Mar is a lifestyle boutique for women, kids, and babies that was founded by sisters Melody Parry Jones and Lindsey Parry. Luna Blu Mar’s mission is not a small one, but to Melody and Lindsey (and our team at Military Moms Blog), it’s the most important mission of all: to empower women and […]
Cheers to the spirited ones, the energetic, the spunky, the precocious, and all the other euphemisms people politely use for you instead of a total handful. When people talk about wanting a demure little girl instead of a wild little boy, I literally laugh in their faces. In your hot little hands, you grab live […]
This summer we moved overseas. For about 2.5 months, we lived in a variety of housing situations — the majority of the time spent in temporary military housing. As it goes with any overseas move, during these 10 weeks, we didn’t have our household goods because in the quite accurate words of our 4-year-old daughter, […]
This past Wednesday, senior advisor Ivanka Trump held a listening session at the White House with a group of military spouses. The topic was employment, or rather, the challenges military spouses face in finding and retaining employment. According to CNN reporter Betsy Klein, based on a survey of military families released from Hiring Our Heroes, […]