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Not All Rainbows and Unicorns

I stood there, helpless and sad. I watched, almost as an outsider, as my son clung to his grandmother in the middle of the airport parking lot and sobbed tears of a young boy missing his family. I had watched him do the exact same thing just weeks earlier as his other grandmother sat on […]

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Vacation All I Ever Wanted: Part 2

If you’re anything like my military family, vacations seem to be few and far between. Maybe even nonexistent. And if you’re anything like my military family, your “vacations” usually consist of going to visit family members whenever you have a chance, rather than going anywhere else. You can read more about my experience here. That being […]

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25 Things to Love About America (That Might Not Make Sense Unless You’ve Lived Overseas)

When living overseas, it’s very easy to quickly begin missing certain things about the good ol’ US of A. It’s not that other countries necessarily “get it wrong,” but rather that it’s different from what Americans are used to. Over time, we adjust to the host nation’s culture and it becomes our new normal. But […]

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