As our family draws closer and closer to another deployment I am preparing as usual. I am updating my emergency information, writing down when and how my husband normally does his chores and setting a monthly alarm for the...
I know what you're thinking, Valentine's Day is the worst. It's a manufactured, Hallmark holiday that doesn't actually mean anything. If you really love someone, you should celebrate it every day. Chocolate and diamond companies are the only ones who...
With the holiday season upon us, it's no better time than to give the gift of quality time to those we love. Whether we are off work for Christmas or we are stay at home moms that spend our...
  Being a single mom is like flying in the trapeze without the security of a safety net. You can’t fall. But if you do, you just get up and make dinner. Case in point: A few years ago, I fell at a...
Do you ever feel like you are drowning in the distractions of life?  I've been feeling that way a lot lately.  So many things to do - some I absolutely love and some I just feel obliged to do....
This post was originally written by an anonymous guest writer for Oklahoma City Mom in 2021. In light of recent events of one of our own Oklahoma City Mom Contributors, we are sharing this resource again. If you have...
It may not be the most PC way to say it, but it's true: Co-Parenting sucks - being stuck working together with someone you used to love is honestly the pits. Images of a father and a stepfather both doting...
This story can actually start many different ways. I first met your father in college. We ran in circles that ran together sometimes. Your father and I can look back at photos and see each other in the background of...
The Beginning My husband and I fell in love in college. He pursued me for months before I finally agreed to go on a date with him. He was worried that my hesitation was due to his involvement in ROTC...
This post is part of our True Life series where OKC moms are sharing real trials & tribulations they have gone through as mothers, as wives, and as women.  It's been said that emotional abuse is like a frog in...
As a lawyer, I often encounter people in the worst moments of their lives. Many times in a consultation, people pour out their pain, their struggles with issues of domestic violence and/or abuse at home or with a significant...
It had finally come.  The day I looked at my husband after a long day and said the dreaded words - I am out of touch. No, not out of touch with reality, although some days it can seem like...

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