Earlier this summer I was contacted to do a video interview for Oxygen 365 and their podcast. Noel Meador, their CEO interviewed me about Mission Ready Marriage. You can watch the video here.
As military spouses, the common acronym for B.A.H. (Basic Allowance for Housing) is one we associate with how far our housing allowance dollars will go at any given duty station. However, I have recently used this same acronym for labeling a dysfunctional symptom of military life that I, along with many others face. It is … Continue reading B.A.H. Syndrome
This post first appeared on Branching Out, by the National Military Family Association. When we entered the world of military service, now, almost five years ago, I set aside my part-time career as an adjunct English instructor at my alma mater. This was a job I enjoyed for almost eight years; a job for which … Continue reading #morethanaspouse
At this time nine years ago I was in active labor and was ready to push and deliver our final child, a girl. At 4:03 pm on August 30, 2007, nearly five weeks before her official due date, Katherine Anne Wood made her entrance into the world at exactly 7.0 pounds; a number that Biblically … Continue reading A Promise
Every year I try to type up a post of what we plan to cover for the year, if not a complete curriculum list. I didn't have the forethought to do it for 2011-2012. (I did, however, have the forethought to buy a denim jumper and fix my hair like Michelle Duggar and write about … Continue reading 2016-2017 Homeschool Resources
I wanted to take a moment to document our summer and reflect on my gratitude for a wonderful few months. Way back in May, Ryan had to travel to Hawaii for work. We purchased my airline ticket out of pocket and I enjoyed a week on Oahu with my sweetheart. I wrote about it here … Continue reading Sayonara Summer 2016
In 2015, I committed to a project and series for my blog called Teach Them Diligently. It was a way to keep myself accountable to teaching and training our kids in good habits and building not only their confidence, but also a way to move them toward intentional independence. We all enjoyed the process. Here … Continue reading American Home School Ninja Warrior [July]