Category Archives: Life As An Army National Guard Mom

Guest Blogger!

A few weeks ago I was asked to be a guest blogger for Future.Flying.Saucers. This was the first time I had ever been asked to write an article, outside of school that is and I did not even have to … Continue reading

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From Letters To Emails

The other day I had emailed a fellow Blue Star mom who also has a daughter and son in law in the Army.  We mentioned the wonderful world of technology and the ability to be in constant contact with our … Continue reading

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Busy Hands

“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all of your might” Ecclesiastes 9:10   As a young mother my days were filled with everything from diaper changes to kissing boo-boos and from endless piles of laundry to bedtime … Continue reading

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Where Does The Time Go?

This year our son turned 31. Like all other parents, we ask ourselves, where did the time go? It truly does seem like yesterday that we were bringing him home from the hospital, in his little Steeler onesie.  He was … Continue reading

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The Message Of The Cardinal

The Cardinal, my favorite bird “is symbolic of faith and comes to remind us, that though circumstances might look bleak, dark and despairing, there is always hope. The Cardinal comes to us to remind us to ‘keep the faith’ through … Continue reading

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Filling In The Void

I read an interesting devotion the other day regarding void fillers.  Void fillers are when we fill the emptiness in our life with “things”.  There are many different ways we can feel emptiness or a void in our life. As … Continue reading

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C Rations

A few weeks ago on one of the Facebook pages I subscribe to, the question came up regarding how everyone likes the MRE’s (Meals Ready to Eat).  These as most of you may know are the meals our soldiers can … Continue reading

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Hurry Up And Wait

How many of you are familiar with this military term?  I grew up hearing it often in my home.  Dad would mention that term often in his own Army stories.  So what exactly does it mean?  Well, it is to … Continue reading

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Being An Army Mom

What does it take to be an Army Mom?  Some of us are worriers, some are brave, some may  be in denial, others are planners,  and then there are those that decorate their homes in yellow ribbons surrounded by the … Continue reading

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