Dun dun dun... the time has come. Our first deployment with a child that is a toddler. Last deployment, Anakin was only an infant. The one before that, he was growing in my belly! We're exploring a new territory, and while I'm so sad my husband isn't around for the rest of the year, I [...]
5 Ways To Help An Infant Transition With A Deployed Parent
We are now a few weeks into this deployment and I am surprisingly surviving. Even when my husband first mentioned joining the military, all I imagined was raising babies alone. That sounded awful. Welp - here I am! Raising those babies alone, and guess what... IT'S NOT AWFUL! I am actually enjoying the extra [...]
How to Survive the 1st Week of Deployment… w/ an Infant.
I often refer back to the heartbeat of what started this blog... It was my first day as a supporter of my (now) husband's career in the military. From boot camp survival guides (as a girlfriend), to long distance relationships as a fiance... to care packages and homecoming signs as a wife, and what to [...]
SPRING-ing Into Financial Confidence
We are not millionaires. We are not even hundred thousand-aires. But we are debt-free, saving growing, single-steady income-aires... with an infant. This is culturally the year we are supposed to be overwhelmed financially; it is the year of having our first child. Yet, we are working less and saving more... What sets us apart from [...]