Category Archives: Army Wife Problems

Green Breakfast Soup from The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook

Green Breakfast Soup from The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook |

As many of you know if you’ve been hanging around here a while, I have an autoimmune condition called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. While it’s not immediately life threatening or even that debilitating (for me personally – it can be for some), it still affects me on a daily basis. I often get fatigued in the middle of the day, I lose clumps of hair when I brush my hair sometimes, I have a hard time exercising because my body just can’t rally sometimes, I get frequent headaches, and so on.  Continue reading

19 Health-Promoting Care Package Ideas: Guest Post for In-Dependent

19 Health-Promoting Care Package Ideas |

One of the first things I do after my husband deploys (besides wallow in self-pity for a little while of course) is start planning out my first care package. Curating all the different things I will send to him helps me feel a little closer to him even when he’s thousands of miles away. And, I like to think that when he opens the package and sees all the things I’ve lovingly compiled for him, he feels a little closer to me as well. Continue reading

Should I Stay or Should I Go: 7 things to consider when deciding whether or not to move back home during a deployment

Deciding whether or not to stay put or move back home when your spouse deploys is a difficult and very personal decision. Read about what we decided to do this time around on the blog now. |

I’m going to start this post off by saying that I am in no way telling anyone what they should or should not do. As with most things in the life of a military family, deciding whether to stay at your duty station or to move back home while your spouse deploys is an incredibly personal decision. These are just my thoughts based on my personal experience and what my husband and I have decided to do this time around…. Continue reading

Naturally Me by Rachel: handmade soaps for your holistic lifestyle

Check out these amazing soaps from Naturally Me by Rachel, a line of mindfully created and beautifully packaged natural skin care products created by an awesome fellow military spouse |

Naturally Me by Rachel is a line of mindfully created and beautifully packaged natural skin care products. Rachel makes each soap, lotion, and body scrub by hand using the best quality butters, oils and essential oils. No fillers or artificial ingredients in these bad boys. Just truly all natural ingredients to nourish and heal your skin. As Rachel says, “each product is hand poured and hand mixed, cared for and nourished every step of the way, including doTerra essential oils, top-quality butters and oils from all over the world, and love.” What more could you want than that when choosing products to put on the largest organ in your body, your skin?!?! Continue reading