My husband is coming up on his eighteen year mark active duty.
It's been a long, hard journey. but also full of joy and laughter.
Everyone in our family is ready to settle, and hopefully, next summer, it will become a reality.
We have a new addition to our family. My little brother is now the eldest out of our children we are raising. He has been a great addition and we LOVE seeing him grow in ways he couldn't before because of the environment he was in.
Please pray for healing for my parents. I hope and pray that the right person/people will be set in their path so that they can have the opportunity to live a life full of joy and peace for the remainder of their days here. Because of weakness and sin, they continue to dig pits for themselves and have no ability to take full responsibility, a willingness to do what they need to to change. I believe that because of their high anxiety and stress levels, they have justified themselves in abusing and using their children (and …
They're growing up! I have loved watching them grow into the best of friends. Where Angela seemed the odd one out for a long time, these two do great playing together for hours now. On their bad days (usually when they're both tired), their fights seem more like what you might hear between two teenagers. The way they communicate is oh so cute now that they can both talk clearly-and these two have little fires in them. Ang is sweet, feisty and charismatic while Sarah is head-strong, motherly, and animated.
My days are filled with taking care of children, trying to get enough rest, keeping up on my homework and trying to motivate myself to get things done around the house and yard.
It seems boring. And it can be. It can also be extremely overwhelming. But I am blessed with my life.
I think I need to be able to get out and socialize sometimes. I have not been able to get much of any since moving to Utah unless I travel an hour to see family or friends. But I'm tired of traveling. I look forward to moving to our settling place so that I can start early and try to make some good friend connections...I won't have to leave within a couple years, my kids will be able to be pretty open knowing that it will be the only school(s) they will have to attend. My husband will be able to chose a job he likes and has knowledge in instead of having to be retrained multiple times, and just getting a handle on it before we are transferred to another assignment. Maybe he will have energy to give to o…