Tag: motherhood

Milspouse Confessions: Diapers & Wine

One night, much like any other, my husband offered to spearhead our baby and toddler’s bedtime. Thrilled that I was officially “off the clock,” I immediately took him up on it. I sunk deep into my couch and settled in…

Inspiring Transformation: How This Milspouse Dropped 90 Lbs

Sometimes the most formative transformations in life begin from something simply ordinary. For Army wife Mareike Lott, it all started with a photograph…a photograph that I snapped. But let’s start at the beginning. Mareike was my next-door neighbor and best…

Why We Love Military Moms

“Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.”  ~Elizabeth Stone Becoming a mother changes absolutely everything. You have created, laughed, cried, struggled,…

Will My Son Grow Up To Be A Soldier?

My four-year-old tries on his daddy’s Army hat and backpack and proudly declares, “I’m a soldier, Mama!” I smile at him, yet the protective mother in me winces. I wonder if I’m seeing a glimpse of the future. My husband…