A Day in the Life · Deployment · Military Lifestyle · Self Care

How to be a Mindful MilSO

While busy with life and student teaching, it has been hard to catch a break.  Add on the stress of a deployment, and I was in a rough spot for a few weeks.  However, I found a simple solution right in the progressive classroom that I work at.  Since we are always trying new things… Continue reading How to be a Mindful MilSO

Deployment · deployment goals · Military Lifestyle · MILSO · Missing Him

Deployment Diaries: 6 Months Down

One more month of deployment has past.  Honestly it feels like this deployment has flown by, which I’m very thankful for.  But I know that these last few weeks are going to drag on just because I’m excited for his homecoming. Entry: Hey Honey! Today you’ve been gone for exactly 6 months.  And a long… Continue reading Deployment Diaries: 6 Months Down

Care Package · Gift Ideas for Him · LDR · Long Distance Relationship · Military Lifestyle · Valentines Day

Valentine Care Package

Alright, I’ll admit, this box is the first one I’m sending later than I planned (the goal is always to get them in the mail before the first of the month), but hopefully the theme will make up for that fact. This month’s care package stumped me.  I mean, I searched Instagram profiles, Pinterest pins,… Continue reading Valentine Care Package

Anniversary · Care Package · Gift Ideas for Him · LDR · Long Distance Relationship · new year

Happy New Year and 2 Year!

January’s care package was to help my Love welcome the new year and celebrate our anniversary from afar! Since I want him to have a happy and HEALTHY 2017, I included a bunch of healthy snacks instead of my usual sugar-ridden surprises.  Since he likes dried fruit, I included some dried pineapple and mangoes.  I… Continue reading Happy New Year and 2 Year!

Deployment · Missing Him

Deployment Diaries: Dreaming of You

As many of you know, one of my deployment goals is to write to my Love at least every other day while he’s deployed.  I’ve been successful in this goal for the most part.  Every now and then I’ll miss a day, but other days I practically write a novel to him.  It all balances… Continue reading Deployment Diaries: Dreaming of You