It occurred to me during a quick, effortless, yet efficient text exchange with a fellow military spouse as we hashed out the details of an upcoming event we were hosting for our squadron that “man, we could rule the world.” I believe military spouses develop necessary personal qualities that make us truly fit to rule […]
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We all get them. Every year, there is some gift you get for Christmas that you have no idea what to do with. Or you have absolutely no use for it. Or it’s just way too cheesy and sentimental to have in your house. You also secretly suspect you just got gifted a regift. Personally, […]
If you are like us, you are finally getting back into what is normal life after the holidays. Between the holiday parties, school events, days off, and the massive amounts of food consumed during those few weeks … it is no surprise that things might have slipped between the cracks — like us virtually meeting for […]
If you give a mom a glass of Moscato, she will probably want to enjoy it in a nice bubble bath. But when she goes to draw her bath, she might decide that her tub needs to be cleaned. After she scrubs and bleaches her tub, she may decide that her bleachy rag should go […]
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 […]
Welcome to another brand new year. This season is ripe with reflection and resolutions. Everyone I know is eager to wipe the slate clean and begin again with renewed vigor. Gyms are packed. Calendars and planners are flying off the shelves. It seems like an opportune time to reinvent oneself. More often than not, a […]
Military Moms Blog is taking a break from producing new content to spend some time with our families this holiday season. In the meantime, catch up on some old content, and we will see you back here on January 1st! Thank you for reading, and have a safe and healthy winter break!
Military Moms Blog is taking a break from producing new content to spend some time with our families this holiday season. In the meantime, catch up on some old content, and we will see you back here on January 1st! Thank you for reading and have a safe and healthy winter break!
I know that December is a busy month for all of us. Between school functions, concerts, work parties, holiday traditions, and time with family and friends, it’s a miracle that anyone has time for anything else! That is why our December book club choice, Class Mom by Laurie Gelman, was ideal – a light, shorter read […]
Threenager: (n) 1. a 3-year-old in stature with the attitude the size of a teenager; 2. a pain in the butt; 3. my kid I knew I was in hot water after a conversation argument over breakfast one morning: C: I need more breakfast now. Me: You can’t have more breakfast until you finish your […]
I co-wrote a post a couple of months ago describing my feelings towards the pumpkin spice latte, (I hate it), and at the end, I mentioned my favorite warm drink — a chai latte. Give me all the chai, please. Winter is here, Christmas is just around the corner and the smell of cinnamon, cloves […]
I don’t possess any superhuman powers, but I was born on December 25, Christmas Day. Yup, I share my birthday with St. Nicholas, Santa and Jesus. My name, Natalie Noel literally means “Christmas Day Christmas” in French, for which I was named. When this quirky birthday fact is discovered by strangers or even friends, the […]