Celebrating Five Years of Marriage on One Happy Island

  The husband and I recently celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. I cannot believe it’s been five years. Like most relationships, our love story did not come without lessons along the way but we are stronger than we have ever been. After two deployments to Afghanistan, surviving a dissertation which was pure hell, and two children […]

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Rules of Engagement: The art of a “Clean Fight” FREE DOWNLOAD

I know you find this hard to believe, but if you are in a relationship there will be a time that you will disagree with your spouse. Yes, I know we all think we have the perfect relationship but you will not always agree. My husband and I are no different. Picture a couple with […]

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Wife. Mom. Grind.

My day started at 5:00 am. My husband, “Jumanji” has drill, military duty, this weekend, so I am single mom today. After seeing him off, getting two sleepy babies dressed and ready, I load up and head off to my side hustle – campaign management. This campaign season has been more stressful than most, and navigating […]

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