‘Twas the night of St. Valentine, and all through the house, Mama was stressing and rushing around. Dishes were dirty, the baby’s tooshie was bare, While the pre-teen screamed over gum in her hair. The children refused to get ready for bed, “We want to see the sitter!” they yelled, instead. And Mama in […]
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I stood in the center of my kitchen; one hand on the counter and one hand on my head. I could feel the panic welling up inside me. Thoughts of how much I had to do swirled through my mind. I felt like the room was spinning. I could feel the holiday stress creeping up […]
If you spend any time on social media, you’ve seen evidence of this month’s greatest controversy. This issue crosses party lines. It affects both rural and urban communities; the coastal elites and the plains of the Midwest; baby boomers and millennial snowflakes. No, not the impeachment trials–this is an issue even more divisive. It’s Christmas […]
I love a good advent calendar. I always have. When I was little, my mom would buy one for my brothers and me to share. I would calculate the order we needed to go in so that I could open the last (and obviously best) door on Christmas Eve. Looking back on it, I am […]
Holidays can be stressful for anyone. But being in a military family often makes creating meaningful memories a little more challenging. Going “home” isn’t always an option. Your family rarely lives nearby. A holiday doesn’t always mean a day off work, and deployments can make the day feel lonely for the deployed and those left […]
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If you are fortunate enough to be stationed in Europe, then the most festive time of the year is rapidly approaching – Christmas Market season! It’s no secret that the winters in Europe can be dark, dreary and damp, but no one seems to mind (or barely notice) during that magical window between mid-November and […]
While there aren’t many Muslims in the U.S. Military, there are some of us, and we proudly serve our country just like the rest of servicemen and women, spouses and children. American Muslims, like other faith bearing members of the Armed forces, play an essential part in defending and aiding the homeland and fighting for […]
Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and your husband deserves to be celebrated in style! Nothing says “I love you” like setting time aside for your man and honoring him well. June can get crazy with end of school parties, school graduations, and summer fun, but Father’s Day is all his. The special dad in your […]
One of the best things about an overseas assignment is being able to travel and explore new places. My husband has been fortunate to have three overseas assignments: Italy, South Korea and now England. Each time my husband receives a new assignment, we create a “must see” list for things we want to do around […]
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April Fools’ Day is April 1st! Here are some last-minute (as in “I literally forgot April Fools’ Day” last-minute), fun (not cruel), and easy tricks that you can play on your kids that will keep them laughing all day. Breakfast: These ideas might take a little planning the night before, but they’d also work as […]