Posts Tagged ‘deployment’

He’s Gone and I’m Still Not Pregnant

My husband came home for R&R and we gave TTC naturally one last try. I had all the signs of ovulation-well, other than what shows on OPK and BBT; did not want the stress of doing those-so we were hopeful. Well, AF came today so no miracle R&R baby for us. I was not really [...]

Deployment Songs

If you’re like me, you have songs you listen to during each deployment. There’s the “drive into a pine tree” songs (and please don’t actually do that!) and then there are the ones that cheer you up when you’re having a down day. When I dropped my husband off for one deployment, I put a [...]

Save Your Sanity and Prepare For The Deployment

Prepare for Army Deployment

Is it the beginning of the end of your sanity?  Absolutely not!  When it comes to deployments, I think this is the first feeling that many of us have, especially if this is you and your spouses’ first deployment.  So many questions loom over you and with all of the nagging thoughts swimming around in [...]

“First Comes Love….”

Dealing with Infertility

“…Then comes marriage…Then comes _____with a baby carriage.” Many of us know that familiar little song from our childhood. We grew up singing it in an effort to embarrass friends (or perhaps enemies) on the playground or in the park. If only we’d known that having a baby is not always that easy… A little [...]

Discussing the Risks With Our Children

Helping Kids Cope with Deployment

In my first blog post, I touched on the fact that my oldest son is very concerned about Daddy dying. I know I’m jumping right in with a heavy topic here, but it’s one that deserves addressing. Stinky is 9 years old, which is old enough to have at least a vague, if not more [...]

You Are A Warrior: Dealing with Deployments

Deployment Warrior

Did you know that you were a warrior?  Well, you are. We all know our loved ones are soldiers, warriors, and heroes, but you too are a warrior.  The word is defined as someone who is engaged or experienced in battle, and, like it or not, you are about to engage in one of the [...]

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