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Countdown to our “Ciao for Now”

We had only been married for five short months when my husband was pulled from his morning formation and was offered a slot in Vicenza, Italy. Things moved quickly and the official orders came. I was 22, a newlywed, and leaving my parents’ home for the very first time. And I cried. I cried a […]

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Coping with PCS Behavioral Changes: 6 Ways to Help a Biting Child

Our 3-year-old’s favorite book is Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are. We’ve checked it out from the library so many times now, I think we would be doing all of the other patrons a favor if we just paid for it and called it good. Really, it’s no wonder he likes it so much. […]

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The Goodbye Knot

If I were to make a list of the things I dread about PCSing, saying goodbye wins the gold medal. Yes, I hate the smell of boxes and the sound of screeching tape. And yes, I would give any amount of money to never again have to open my kitchen cabinet doors and have a […]

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