Many young girls dream of having a horse. I was no exception. At our wedding when my parents walked me down the aisle and my dad looked at my husband, shook his hand and said “the horse dream is now your problem!” To be honest, I didn’t think my dream would happen as a military spouse, knowing how hard a military move (PCS) would be with a horse, but my husband followed through.[Read more…] about Military Move: How to PCS with a Horse
Having a positive mindset is a game changer when it comes to difficult situations. I think creating this type of mindset early on in children can only set them up for success, allow for calmer decision-making skills, and a better acceptance to change. Life has many curve balls for you, no matter the plan you have for yourself. As kids navigate through these curve balls, big or small, creating a way to look at this in a positive light will give the whole experience a different meaning.[Read more…] about Helping Kids Create a Positive Mindset
Being a military spouse requires persevering through loneliness, enduring times of high stress, and having great patience. To be honest, these things don’t come naturally to most of us. That is why I am so thankful that Bernadette Soler reached out to our Military With Kids community with a free offer for her yoga e-book for military spouses![Read more…] about Yoga for Military Spouses
Some parents are amazing at documenting their children. They start a baby book even before their child is born and consistently update a memory book with all the milestones along the way. Unfortunately I am not that parent. Don’t get me wrong, I wanted to be that parent – I even purchased a baby book with the greatest intentions of completing every page. Yet here we are, 5 years, 2 kids and 3 moves later and it remains blank.
One of the joys of military family life is trying to make a temporary house or apartment feel cozy. This can be more challenging when you are renting or living on base and are unable to do things like painting, updating appliances or drilingl things into a wall. Never fear! Here are 10 easy ways to make your temporary residence feel like home.