My husband’s thoughts about reconnecting with his son after a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.
Yesterday was my husband’s first day as a…civilian? I want to say civilian. But as we are still “employed” by the Army for another 2 1/2 months, and officially on leave, it’s not quite time to say that. But he’s done with the Army and has no further obligations. I feel like I should write … [Read more…]
Today I am participating in a weekly feature on lisajobaker.com called Five Minute Fridays. Bloggers are given a writing prompt (topic) and told to write for *five minutes. “No *editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.” Today’s topic is “Afraid.” GO. “Afraid.” Nah…I’m not doing that one. But a few moments later, I heard another voice: What are you … [Read more…]
I’ve had my “dreams and goals for 2013” post on my “blog posts to do” list for several months now. But when I sat down to start writing it a few weeks ago, I immediately scrapped it without saving. Eh, no one cares or needs to know that I want to be a better wife … [Read more…]
The best Christmas gift of all is having my veteran husband home for Christmas – this post includes a Christmas song for military wives!
This Christmas season started off rough…Thanksgiving was simple but stressful, leaving me wonder how I was going to make it through the holiday season. I found myself decorating my Christmas tree in tears, only to be softly spoken to by God and reminded that joy can still be found in the darkest of times. I … [Read more…]
What can be done when the “Christmas Spirit” is broken? When even the simplest of holiday gatherings brings such stress that my husband cannot function as he should? How do I hold this family together for the rest of the holiday season?