Articles by Sarah


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Wow the Neighbors

My neighbor moved into her house on Saturday, received her household goods on Monday, and had a baby on Wednesday. The rest of the neighbors…


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PCS Vigilance

My husband had five duty stations in his first five years of being in the Army. I thought we were PCS pros. Moreover, nothing had…



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The Theory of Relativity?

You know when you move to a new installation and your spouse hasn’t really settled into the job, and the CAC card hasn’t been programmed…


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Offering and Asking

Once you have a child, you finally realize how different life is once you have a child. That seems like a dumb statement, but hopefully…


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Dog Tags…Literally

I don’t have one of those “Home is where the Army sends us” decorations, but I have come up with my own way to commemorate…


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High and Tight

I don’t like Justin Bieber hair. I don’t like Ashton Kutcher hair either. I like my man high and tight. I didn’t enjoy it when…


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He Doesn’t See Dirt

Most of my showering is done in our daughter’s bathroom these days; my husband takes her from her bath and starts getting her ready for…


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Break Up Songs

There are a few deployment songs out there — think “Far Away Coast” or “Here Without You” — but most of the songs I find…


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Honey, Where Do You Work?

Yesterday at the playground, another mom asked me the typical “So, where does your husband work?” I answered, “TRAC.” “What’s that?” Errr, well, um, T…T…



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That Was 17 Years Ago!

I’m riffing off of Amy here. ┬áThis started as a comment on her post about streamlining the number of acronyms, but I think it can…


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The White Coat

There’s something about a doctor’s white coat that makes you OK with him seeing you naked. I mean, doctors are just people. Sometimes ladies even…



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No More Pancakes

It’s been established: I am a PCS worrier. Now some of you are PCS warriors. You roll with the punches, fill out your lists (even…



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Crunch Time

Why is it that you can live at a duty station for five years, and when you have less than two months left there, all…


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Thirteen Reintegrations

I should’ve written this post a while ago, but I wanted to see if things got better. Like most things in life, they didn’t necessarily…


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It’s Toast

Our poor daughter has been sick today. Our conversation went like this: Sarah: I can’t remember, what does the T stand for in B.R.A.T.? Husband:…