Care packages…

Well, we're four weeks into the deployment and I've got my America  Supports you priority mail boxes sitting here waiting to be filled. And there's the problem.  I can't keep sending LCPL … [Read more...]


Did You Hear That?

Earlier yesterday I believe the Heavens opened, the clouds parted, and choirs of angels sang the Hallelujah Chorus.  Or whatever it is that angel choirs sing when a moment of supreme … [Read more...]


What’s in a Word?

For several months, He of the Sea and I have gradually started discussing his upcoming "big trip" with our children.  There were a few questions and moments of concern, but I thought … [Read more...]


Did You Know?

Noteworthy items from this week's Military Report: Army Goes Phishing, E-mail Style Emergency Relief for Soldiers Free Admission to Dinner Show Getting Information from TRICARE Marine Family … [Read more...]


I’m in Purge-a-tory. Won’t You Join Me?

No doubt my blog entries for the foreseeable future will largely focus on my upcoming PCS move. Oh, lucky you.... Currently, I find myself in the Purge-a-tory stage. It's not much fun. I'll be … [Read more...]


I Love This Product: Good Dreams

This morning I came across a wonderful product for children - thanks to this article .  I only wish that I would have known about it sooner. I have not ordered yet, but it is most certainly on … [Read more...]


A 22.5-hour day

Recently I had the chance to be involved with a small-talk, side conversation with some senior spouses (O & E) and something started percolating around in my head (not too unlike the old Maxwell … [Read more...]


WAR: Through the eyes of a 6-year-old

A dear friend of mine (and former neighbor) e-mailed this to me a while ago.  I thought it was incredibly powerful and asked if I could post it... obviously she said yes.  This is what she … [Read more...]


Salute to Our Heroes: Live from Ft. Hood

Today is the big day. Show starts at 12:30 CST and runs until midnight. You can watch below, or just hop over to SyncLive througout the day. Watch this show and more at SyncLive.com I'll be dipping … [Read more...]


SpouseBUZZ Fit Club – Report In!

Okay, listen because this is a BIG DEAL. I just fit into a shirt that I haven't been able to wear since SpouseBUZZ Live II in San Diego.  Oh yeah, it was the purple one with bling. And not only … [Read more...]


Grace and candor….

Some people can go through trials and tribulations, and do it with such grace and candor, I am left amazed and humbled. Tonight on SpouseBuzz Talk Radio we spoke with Reid Stanley who authors the blog … [Read more...]


For all you mothers out there…

My husband showed me the following "bit" of a woman/mother singing a song about, well... being a mother.  My kids watched it with me and even they were laughing.  So if you have 3 … [Read more...]


Tonight on SpouseBUZZ Radio!!

Join Guard Wife and I tonight at 9 EST at  SpouseBuzz Talk Radio!  Top of the 9pm hour, we will be joined by fellow military Spouse Tiffany Booher, who authored the book Spouses Also … [Read more...]


Bonding Season begins!

It's that season again.  Time for military brats everywhere to begin the age old bonding ritual that has been amazing parents for generations.  I was witness to this ritual among my own … [Read more...]


Things That Crack Me Up

Since we are no longer living on a base and we are living in a community that is not largely military, I've started a new past-time:  watching my kids interact with kids who have never been … [Read more...]


I’m So Clueless: The PCS Tipping Edition

Due to the overwhelming success of the first edition of I'm So Clueless, I need some more help with PCS tipping etiquette. While I'm sure that there are more people that I should tip, I'm mostly … [Read more...]


Helping Military Children SOAR

We previously discussed helping military children have educational opportunities they deserve and the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. More opportunities are … [Read more...]


The Universal Military Rewards Card

My wallet literally exploded yesterday, and it wasn't because I have wads of money in it either, trust me. No, it's because everywhere I move, I accumulate new reward/bonus cards, something that every … [Read more...]