"I just don't think I'm ready." Many of us know this feeling all too well, typically before curveballs or major crossroads in our lives. To some extent, I think we are being groomed to feel this hesitation when we so often hear "You will just know when the timing is right. You'll feel it." I'm guilty of… Continue reading Why we should stop assuming there is a perfect time for everything
Anyone who has moved, regardless of how far, has had to make the same adjustments. It starts with the perils of packing, making travel arrangements and house hunting. Even after signing a lease, the chores continue, from visiting the DMV, updating your address, to meeting the neighbors (maybe), and finding your bearings with the help of Google Maps. But, leaving Hawaii has an additional layer… Continue reading Change is both a loss and a gain: especially when you leave paradise
When you marry into the military as I did, change becomes a consistency. Factor into this a post-deployment baby boom and the dreaded acronym PCS, and here we are moving across country while pregnant!