It’s great to be a military child! (but not always)

April is Month of the Military Child. It's a great month to live on or near a military base, and it is nice to give our kids a month of their own in which we recognize their sacrifices in this life that we chose for them.


Tales from a 4th grade sleepover

So Anya is having her birthday sleepover.  She wanted a spa theme, which is actually simple when you already have three girly-girls living with you (and you happen to be one yourself).  I decorated the house, assembled various beauty products, bought makeup and eye masks to take home, and made some goodies for snacking.  I…