October 24, 2016My son's birth wasn't an easy one. Luckily, I had my husband by my side the entire time. We are thankful that the military continues to expand their maternity and paternity leave policies.
October 17, 2016Finding employment as a military spouse can be difficult and frustrating. Here is one spouse's point of view and advice---he should know. He's done it three times!
October 10, 2016One mom tells you what it is like to have your high school senior applying for colleges while stationed overseas.
September 26, 2016In mid-July, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) published the first in a three-part series regarding military spouse employment, titled The Force Behind the Force: A Business Case for Leveraging Military Spouse Talent. The purpose of the study was: “to outline some of the...
September 19, 2016Important and small changes need to be made to TRICARE so all military kids can get the medical care and food they need!
September 12, 2016The best way to get through the months of solo parenting is to be prepared and learn from those who have gone before you. Here are my tips for surviving as a solo parent.
August 19, 2016Imagine flying from Italy to Spain, then boarding another plane from Spain to Virginia, and finally, driving down from Virginia to Tennessee all in a matter of days just to turn around and fly out to California. Sounds exhausting, right? Now add a 5-month-old breastfeeding baby to the mix who is...
August 15, 2016Recently TRICARE implemented a new breastfeeding support policy. Read one mom's experience with it here.
August 8, 2016Nursing can be hard without support, and nursing a baby with food allergies can sometimes feel dang near impossible, especially with all of the misinformation both floating around the internet and sometimes even from healthcare providers. Here is how I did it with two babies!
August 1, 2016Less than two years ago, I was blessed to become a mother. I wasn’t sure I’d ever be able to have children. Like many military women, I waited to try. When I became a helicopter pilot, I was usually the only woman in all-male units—and in that highly competitive world I didn’t want to take any time...