The Momming Journey, The Personal Journey

How I’m making remote working, work… with three homeschooling children and very little space

Upon starting my job, I received some things that I had never had for a job before.  A cell phone and a laptop were among the bigger items.  My employer expected me to be able to help my participants wherever they are because well, many of them don't have homes.  My job was the first… Continue reading How I’m making remote working, work… with three homeschooling children and very little space

The Army Life Journey, The Cultural Journey, The Momming Journey, The Popular Journey

Finding Peace in the Pandemic

Post featured on Scary Mommy!   Welcome to 2020.  This year was full of so much promise as most new years are.  A beginning of a new decade.  The time for new promises to ourselves and our loved ones.  We were all going to do better, be better this year.  And as with most of… Continue reading Finding Peace in the Pandemic

The Army Life Journey

After the Storm: Observations of the Military Spouse

October is here!  And for many that means the taste of pumpkin spice, the excitement of football, and the beauty that are the fall leaves.  October is one of the coziest months of the year, and most of us are ready for it by the time it gets here. However... For me, October this year… Continue reading After the Storm: Observations of the Military Spouse

The Momming Journey, Uncategorized

A Month Into Working Motherhood- What I’ve Learned So Far

  Greetings friends.  It’s been a minute and there’s a good reason for that!  I started my job!!!!  It has been truly a blessing to get back into a working schedule, earning my own money that allows me to contribute to our household.  We have been able to schedule two small vacations for this year… Continue reading A Month Into Working Motherhood- What I’ve Learned So Far

The Army Life Journey

Was Getting My Master’s a Mistake?

Originally written March 2019 Growing up, it was simple enough.  You studied hard, made good grades, and joined a few clubs or extracurricular activities all so you could apply to a number of good schools, get accepted to one or all of them, and finally be on your way to having the profession of your… Continue reading Was Getting My Master’s a Mistake?

The Personal Journey, Uncategorized

We are the Hands and Feet: Losing a Parent at a Young Age

Losing someone you love is hard.  And there can be no competition about which is the hardest although I could never EVER imagine losing a child.  No one should ever have to bury their baby.  But loss is loss, and regardless of who it is, when we love someone and that someone is no longer… Continue reading We are the Hands and Feet: Losing a Parent at a Young Age

The Army Life Journey, Uncategorized

We are the Hands and Feet: The MilSpouse and Job Hunting Blues

Milspousing (military spouse-ing) ain't easy.  And while we might have been excited about joining this lifestyle, it's unfair to say that we knew what was coming down the pike.  We. Did. Not.  Now, I wrote a blurb about the challenges military spouses face.  But today, I want to specifically discuss how gosh dern difficult it… Continue reading We are the Hands and Feet: The MilSpouse and Job Hunting Blues

The Personal Journey

We Are the Hands and Feet: Flip Or Flop

In part two of my "Hands and Feet" series, I will be discussing some of the struggles we faced when we bought our first house.  For most people, buying a home is exciting and anxious all at the same time.  Buyers get to tour their potential next place, and usually get time to decide on… Continue reading We Are the Hands and Feet: Flip Or Flop

The Momming Journey

We Are the Hands and Feet: Our Learning Differences Journey

  Life has been messy, to say the least.  It's been difficult to pin point where exactly my next move will be because I've been so busy still tending to unresolved issues and uncertainties.  In the midst of struggle, it can be easy to feel lost and confused, abandoned and alone.  The overwhelming guilt attributed… Continue reading We Are the Hands and Feet: Our Learning Differences Journey