Highlight Reel Vs. Behind the Scenes

I have found that comparison truly is the thief of joy. It is so tempting to compare myself to other people, and I usually walk away feeling inferior. I think society has conditioned me to feel like different is always better. I can be doing something amazing, but if someone else is also doing something amazing, …

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Five Lessons for the New Military Wife

I have been married to my husband for over three years now, and while I am still new to the military lifestyle, I have experienced quite a bit of the army madness. Between PCSing three times, being separated for a nine month deployment, three different month long field exercises, two extended overseas missions, and more …

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Wedding Registry Lesson

Confession time: I am a wedding registry snob, and I judge people based on the items they have registered for. If a couple registers for mostly/only the most expensive items, my impression is that they are greedy. People who mostly/only register for non-essential items strike me as very inconsiderate. When they register for mostly/only the …

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