Tag: family

Healthy, Homemade Waffles

If your family is anything like ours… breakfast is a big deal. We recently moved to Texas after spending three long years in Virginia with my husband on sea duty with the Navy. Over those 3 years, we had a total of 12 weeks where we were together as a family. Of those 12 weeks,…

“But You Don’t LOOK Sick”

If there was one phrase that I most often heard during my twenties, it would be: “… but you don’t look sick.” To anyone with unexplained, undiagnosed, autoimmune or “hidden” health problems, this phrase is in and of itself cringe-worthy. No, I didn’t look sick. Not until my face went pale while my eyes rolled…

Essential Oils for Military Spouses

The military lifestyle. It’s not really understood until you’re knee-deep in all it entails. Stress. Abandonment. Stress. Consistent inconsistencies. Dreaming of a glimmer of stability. Stress. Love. Joy. Heartbreak. Loneliness. Did I mention stress? What it means to be a military spouse: Love more in a short amount of time than anyone outside the lifestyle…