Category Archives: Deployment

5 Tips To Ease The Stress Of Kid Schedules

It’s Saturday morning and I feel a mix of emotions as I sit here writing and listening to Spy Kids in the background. My emotions are a mix of calm, anxious, nervous and relieved because my younger son is sick … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned From Deployment

It’s OVER… official OVER (well, until the next one)! Now that we can finally move forward and begin to get back to normal (if there is such a thing) I find myself reflecting on the last several months.  How did … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Just Unfair

The other night a friend and I were swapping milspouse sea stories and I said, “Sometimes this life is so unfair.”  She quickly responds that she loves it and wouldn’t trade it and I completely agree with her! I do … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Limits

I have given the tip “know your limits” on a couple different blogs.  But, do we really know our limits? I thought for sure I did! I thought, “I have all the knowledge a spouse needs to rock this deployment! … Continue reading

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Dos and Don’ts For The “Wait”

The time has come to start the “wait”.   The emotional roller coaster no one likes being on.  Sometimes it’s long and sometimes it’s short but it’s always the same.  You think, “I’ve got this!” and then the next moment, … Continue reading

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Dear Husband, We had an agreement….

Dear Husband, In 2002 we made an agreement that once married I would forever clean the bathrooms and you would mow the lawn.  Well, 11 years later I’m cleaning the bathrooms as per our agreement but I’m also mowing the … Continue reading

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Tips For The Ever Looming Deployment

Time is passing and passing fast and with it time brings us one day closer to my husband’s deployment.  As we are preparing my emotions are whirling inside me. One day I’m looking forward to the time alone and the … Continue reading

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