Reading & Writing, Short Stories, Uncategorized

The Life of Janie – Part 2

Welcome back to The Life of Janie! In case you missed the first part of her story, catch up here: The Life of Janie The next morning Janie rolled over and stretched, feeling calmer and more relaxed than she had in awhile. She opened her eyes and blinked into the bright sun that was shining… Continue reading The Life of Janie – Part 2

Reading & Writing, Short Stories

The Life of Janie

Welcome to the life of Janie! This will be a weekly series of short stories dedicated to Janie and her life as she attempts to navigate a new normal and find herself. I will share a new passage every Saturday and it is my hope that you will all share your insights and wishes for… Continue reading The Life of Janie

family, Parenting

How I Do It… And Why

If I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “I don’t know how you do it”, well hell, I’d have a lot more money than I do now!  But in all seriousness, I get asked that question a lot over stuff that I consider routine, so I wanted to talk about it… Continue reading How I Do It… And Why

adventures, family, Uncategorized

Recharge, Reset, and Reflect

Sometimes in life, we find magic in the most unexpected places. The way a person smiles at us, the way a laugh can change your whole day, or even the way a song can spark a memory. These moments have a way of changing us, creating fragments of the person we are, and yet, we… Continue reading Recharge, Reset, and Reflect

family, Mental Health, Parenting

Life As A Military Spouse

What’s it like being a military spouse? How do you handle the distance and separation? How do you deal with frequent moves? What’s it like having to do everything alone? These are a few of the questions I’ve been asked over the years. Today I want to touch on some of these and give you… Continue reading Life As A Military Spouse