If you have a job where you have to uproot yourself every few years, I have a few bits of advice to pass along. See, I may have anxiety about our move but I feel like I am also as prepared as I can get. Months Before About 10 months before our estimated date of… Continue reading A Pinup Has Moving Advice
Moving... It's a natural part of military life. Every few years, you put your life into boxes and hope for the best. Well this month it's our first ever big move with the entire family. The last few weeks have been filled with boxes, sorting, donations, and cranky kids. And frankly, this mama is tired.… Continue reading A Pinup is Moving
Recently, I entered in my first online Pinup Competition with The Pinup Registry. Fear, anxiety, and trepidation raced through me as I hit the send button on my application. Followed instantly with the thought of "WHY DID I DO THIS?!" Why did I even open myself up to be potentially hurt? I have recently been… Continue reading A Pinup Says a Heartfelt Thank You!
There is a hashtag going around on Instagram about the loss of a preganancy. #dontsay #dontsayit highlight the remarks that people hear after a miscarriage, that are said with good intentions, but cut like knives. It is so important that we continue to normalize such an event. It is not shameful and it needs to… Continue reading A Pinup on Pregnancy Loss
We did it! We got through the first week of school! Now for those of you who do not know, I recently had my oldest come into my life in a permanent sort of way. It has been a whirlwind few weeks. Prepping for him to arrive, getting him settled, and then getting him into… Continue reading A Pinup and the First EVER First Day of School
Dizziness...so bad that the room feels in constant motion and I wobble like a sailor back on land after months at sea. Focusing has become so hard, my vision blurry and my concentration broken. Breathing is even hard at times, with my brain seemingly forgetting to take those deep breaths we all need to function.… Continue reading A Pinup’s Health is Wobbly
Holy Jingle Jangles! This week has been astoundingly wonderful and astoundingly hard all at once. I have traversed across the Atlantic and back in one weekend, held the son I hadn't seen in a year in a half, and welcomed this new addition to our family. My little boy has changed in so many ways,… Continue reading A Pinup is Trying