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Let’s Play A Game Called Deployment

Let’s Play A Game Called Deployment

Let’s play a little game called Deployment. It’s a single player strategy game. There is no time limit. It’s mentally challenging and sometimes physically demanding. The is no reward for winning. In the end all you get is the satisfaction that you survived and also […]

5 Must Have Car Accessories For Family Road Trips

5 Must Have Car Accessories For Family Road Trips

It’s inevitably. Eventually, some time in your life you will end up on a road trip with your kids either out of necessity or pleasure. Hopefully, it’s the latter. Because who wants to be forced into a 14 hour road trip with three kids? Not […]

I Fear What I Cannot See   Growing A New Me

I Fear What I Cannot See Growing A New Me

Have you ever watched a thunderstorm roll in at night? At first, the sky is clear. There might be a few spotty clouds and stars. Oh, the stars! Everything related to parenting is picturesque in the beginning. However, far off in the distance you hear the thunder […]

Mahalo Hawaii: Our final goodbyes a year later

  We have been back on the mainland for almost a year now. Time as past by so fast, I can’t even remember last week. I think we are finally over ever obstacle that we have faced… Well almost. There is this little thing called a […]

Be Brave: In the Face of Worry

Be Brave: In the Face of Worry

Two years ago Diva was diagnosised with a very very rare tumor disease called lipoblastomatsis. Needing a biopsy to confirm,  they did surgery that February,  two weeks before I had SB and three weeks AFTER Hubs deployed. However, once the surgeon was in-things changed. The […]

He isn’t a angel anymore

My eyes are burning because I am so tired. Or maybe it’s because I’m laying in my bed in the dark listening to Hubs snore and writing this. But I can’t sleep because my mind is racing with all the possibilities that can come out […]

Be Brave: Putting on a Brave Face

It’s never a good day when a pediatric oncologist calls and tells you that your daughter needs to be seen. That is all.

Beauty amidst the hubbub

When we moved to Tennessee last year, we were coming from Arizona. Watching our country’s landscape change as we travelled across the country was so cool. The dusty, rocky, mountains to the level plains, to the riverside beauty of Arkansas (I had no idea Little […]