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Becoming: Who Do You Want to Be?

Are you who you want to be? Are you who you would be? I’m not…yet. Welcome to our first post of 2020 (it’s already February. I’ll do better, I promise)! Let me preface this post by telling you that January has been a heck of a year – I mean month. We started off so…

Hello, goodbye.

It’s amazing the things that can happen in one year, isn’t it? We enter each new year with so much determination and yet we’re uncertain of what the days ahead have in store. Will they herald heartache? Or triumph? Successes or failures? Life…or death? As mere humans, we lack the omniscience of our Maker and,…

Practicing Mindful Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, it’s time we were completely honest with ourselves. We should be thankful 24/7, 365 days per year but, sometimes (okay, most of the time), gratefulness requires a concerted effort. With mil life being a lifestyle where anything and everything often can and does go wrong, it isn’t always that easy to…

Altitude Change: Inclusion in the Milspouse Community

As military spouses, we like to think that inclusivity comes naturally to us. After all, we so often feel left out ourselves that we would never want anyone else to feel the same way. Right? Rewind to our September Milspouse on a Mission: ALtitude Change brunch, which included an engaging panel session where we discussed,…

The Resignation Experience

Resigning from a job, for me, has to be one of the most unpleasant experiences of my professional career. No matter the circumstances – whether I must leave due to circumstances beyond my control (e.g. because my husband joined the Air Force and I love him, duh, so I’ve got to go (also known as…