47 Ways to Stay Busy During Deployment

Whether  your spouses deployment is 3 months or 15 months, we all know time can go slowly. Staying busy is key. I’ve always had at least one kid during my husbands deployment so that helped me stay busy…

Give Your Child A Lifelong Love of Reading.

Do you have a child that hates reading or complains when you suggest they read a book? I remember being read to as a child. There were certain books that my mom would read to me and others that my…

End Of Deployment Playlist

Before and during a deployment I try to avoid certain types of music. I know it will make me cry. Once we get to about a month left I break out my “Coming Home” playlist. I play it…

20 WAYS TO MAKE CHRISTMAS MAGICAL FOR KIDS

Ways to make Christmas magical for kids.

  Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year! With all the travel and shopping it’s easy to forget to stop and enjoy the all the season has to offer. Make this Christmas Magical for your…

Christmas Décor Ideas

If you’re looking for Christmas Décor ideas you’ve come to the right place. I love turning my house into a Christmas wonderland. Here are a few of the decoration I have around this year. This…

Yarn Wrapped Christmas Wreath

  I love Christmas! The decorations, food, crafts and watching my kids open their presents. This year I needed a new Christmas wreath. This Christmas wreath is super easy to make. Supplies Needed: Foam wreath form Yarn (color of your…

Preparing for your first deployment.

Ok, don’t freak out. The deployment you’ve been talking about is getting closer. Personally I have been through 4 deployments ranging from 9 months to 15 months. Here are some tips to survive and prepare in…

Co-sleeping, why I love it….

All three of my girls have had completely different sleep routines. My oldest had to be read to and rocked until she fell asleep. Once she was asleep, she went in her crib. When she woke up she had to…