Two Simple Rules

With my birthday fast approaching, and Mother’s Day not too far away, this is the perfect time to talk about special occasions. My husband has chronic fatigue syndrome, post-traumatic stress, and a traumatic brain injury, in addition to other medical issues. With each...

The Good Old Times

There is a French quote that I love and want to share with you. Let me be real clear here: I took French for 5 years in school (7th grade-junior year) and I don’t remember much, just a word here and there. However, if I was dropped in the middle of Paris I could, with...

The Value of a Caregiver

Happy Thursday, spouses! Yesterday evening, my husband did not feel well and I realized it was an opportunity to see the value that I bring to my family. As I cared for my husband, made dinner, and watched the kids play, I thanked God that I was able to be physically...

Time for some fun!

If you follow me on Instagram, you have probably seen that I’ve been focusing on some fun the past few days. My kids and I have played with Play Doh, colored in coloring books, (and on me!), and we’ve made homemade soap. As a veteran spouse and caregiver, it helps to...

Buckle Up For The Ride!

Happy Monday, spouses! The past few days last week were really difficult. I worked so hard to take care of my family and I had no energy left. (Ever been there? I know how important it is to take care of myself, but running myself into the ground happens). Happily...