I am officially, OFFICIALLY a divorced woman. It took me 18 months to get to this point in my life. I have learned so much through each passing month, made mistakes, and felt like I was doing the cha-cha...
Ugh. That's the one word that always comes to mind when I look at my calendar. I'm one of those people who writes every little thing down, lest I forget (mom brain, anyone?), and it seems like lately there...
We’ve all heard that saying right? Usually in context of a funny GIF or meme or something along those lines, and they are hilarious. That phrase, however, took on a different meaning for me in the last couple years....
As our family draws closer and closer to another deployment I am preparing as usual. I am updating my emergency information, writing down when and how my husband normally does his chores and setting a monthly alarm for the...
I think most of us can agree that marriage brings out qualities that we truly never realized were buried so deeply. Personally, marriage has caused some of my best characteristics to surface: empathy, compassion, humility, and...pettiness.  I'd like to think...
This post is part of our True Life series where OKC moms are sharing real trials & tribulations they have gone through as mothers, as wives, and as women.  It's been said that emotional abuse is like a frog in...
My husband has struggled with depression for most of his life. It’s not unique to our marriage or even his adulthood. Early childhood trauma followed by emotional abuse during adolescence and too many moves to count made it difficult...
I have been a proud military wife for over five years. That's a short time compared to some, but in that time we've been through training, the 'real world' of active duty, more deployments than I care to count,...
Being a single mom is like flying in the trapeze without the security of a safety net. You can’t fall. But if you do, you just get up and make dinner. Case in point: A few years ago, I fell at a...
I hear it all the time. "Oh your husband is military? I could never do that." I've been called strong, a hero, and a super hero. I've been told I have the most difficult job in the military. Guys, I'm flattered, really...
Growing up military. My parents were both born and raised in the Philippines. Ten days after they got married, my dad enlisted in the United States Army, went off to basic training, then received orders to Korea. A year later...
Dear Mama Whose Partner Works Long Hours, From the moment you wake up in the morning to your little ones yelling "Mama! Get up!" to the moment you finish the bedtime routine with a special song and walk out of...

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