Tagged with worry

Helping your child through deployment.

I can already sense the difference. I’ve been told that each deployment brings with it new challenges and no two are the same. This time… I’m pretty sure… is going to be all about the children. Daddy left for a month. And they fell apart. We entered the world of baby talk, bed wetting, and … Continue reading

Starting fresh? Don’t do it my way.

I’m staring down at a blank pad of paper with this foreign object called a pen in my hand. The past 24 hours has taught me a few things. ALWAYS back up your hard drive A piece of paper and a pencil are sometimes the safest way to write A fresh start may be frightening … Continue reading

Are You Choosing Hope?

In some of my worst nightmares, I am alone. Fear of living consumes me and I become a fat old hermit who swats at dreams like flies. Instead of reaching for my goals the worst of nightmares becomes remaining, staying. I become nothing more than who I am today. In some of my best dreams … Continue reading