Last weekend, we celebrated our littlest sunshine’s third birthday and took our five-year-old school shopping for his first day of Kindergarten. Insert all of the tears, gasps of surprise, shrieks of excitement and emojis here. Bicycles, backpacks and lunch kits are quickly replacing the strollers, diaper bags and sippy cups. As the accessories evolve, so have the challenges and responsibilities… View Post
This post was sponsored by Flagology. All opinions are my own. Our refrigerator doors are covered with photographs of the kids surrounded by their grandparents and so many of the faces we love and miss every day. At first glance, it may look a bit cluttered, but the pictures are a beautiful, daily reminder of who we are, where we’ve come from and all of the… View Post
A colorful map of Europe had commandeered our kitchen table. Armed with pens, scratch paper and a few glasses of red wine, my husband and I were working to come up with a realistic plan of attack… To read more of this article, head over to MilitaryOneClick.com!
I grew up in a little Southeast Texas town where blackberry vines grow wild all over the countryside in early summer, and memories of spending Sunday afternoons picking blackberries with my parents and little sister are some of my favorite to this day. I remember… Risking encounters with bugs, snakes and thorns to find the biggest, blackest berries deep in… View Post
When we rented our house in Germany at the end of last spring, a beautiful little garden came with it. Fortunately, it had been well taken care of up to that point, and all we really had to do was remember to water and pull the weeds from time to time in the beginning; the good Deutsch soil, sunshine and… View Post
A dismal cloud of dust hung in the air, obstructing my early morning view of the Franklin Mountains. Overnight, a thin layer of sand the color of combat boots had collected on the window sills and underneath each door frame… To read more of this article, head over to MilitaryOneClick.com!