Dearest Friends, As you know, my mom died this summer. It’s taken me a long time to type those words. It’s hard to keep my fingers moving on the keyboard even six months later. I am still learning how to navigate life without her. I am well aware she is gone. It seeps into almost […]
We all know that being in the military and being a military spouse is not easy. Understatement of the year. But it is not all grey clouds and rain. Despite all the deployments, PCS moves, and hardships there are actually some perks. A little ray of sunshine, right? I’m often surprised to discover that my […]
We. Love. Historical. Fiction. I knew that The Alice Network by Kate Quinn had to be a pick for our book club. The reviews were great, every other book nerd I know recommended it, and again, our club loves historical fiction. It’s an entertaining way to learn about events and facts, especially if you are […]
There’s something so hopeful and expectant about the New Year. Sometimes you have big, exciting plans for the next year; other times it’s just a year you’re eager to put behind you. That’s right – suck it, 2007! Whether you believe in New Year’s resolutions or not, brace yourself. Here comes the time of […]
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Nearly 3 years ago, Christy and I (Julie) signed our contract to start Military Moms Blog while sitting in the lobby of a San Antonio Gold’s Gym — we were using that as our makeshift office because of the free childcare, of course. A few months later, we officially launched — me perched on a […]
I recently wrote a piece about my increased worry since becoming a mother. Along with this generalized worry came the fear of how my family would manage if I died. Somehow, a spreadsheet of our monthly expenses snowballed into an entire binder on how I run the household behind the scenes. Because let’s face it, […]
The holidays can be hard when it comes to weight management. Many of us work hard all year to keep our weight and fitness in check only to struggle now during the holidays. We had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Doehla, founder of Stronger U Nutrition, about these very issues. What is Stronger U? Stronger […]