Although this time of year can get crazy and chaotic, it’s also magical.
During a time I fondly remember, called “Before Children,” I was impressed by far different things.
Like our previous two duty stations, Texas wasn’t going to be our final stop in our Army adventure, but this place really feels like home.
Just as the wheels of my airplane touched back down in Texas Sunday morning, the first alert I saw after turning my cell phone back on was three Baton Rouge police officers were ambushed and killed in a shootout while we were 30,000 feet up.
Once upon a time I thought traveling with twin infants was hard. Then I woke up, those twins had became toddlers and I somehow developed travel amnesia and decided to fly with my now 18-month-olds.
Seriously, when did 2016 become the year of the expert?
To that happy mom in the park, I’m jealous of you.
Once you become a parent, life becomes less about you and your wants and more about your children and their needs.
As a first-time mom, I may not know everything, but I do know one thing for sure: when your spouse is away, life gets harder.
Two months in to 2016 and everything is coming up babies!
If you have children, this really is the most wonderful time of the year.
Before you become a parent, or a spouse, you have a certain set of expectations going in.
Like any mother, the moment I laid eyes on my babies for the first time they were the most beautiful things I had ever seen.
As much as it pains me to admit this, I have to fess up and come clean on a few things.
The last time I wrote a column I had a belly full of babies. I also had a career that I loved, yet I had no idea exactly how much my life was going to change. My husband and I had been a couple of D.I.N.K’s (double income, no kids) for more than a decade. I never really put much stock into T…