Mind Over Matter!

Mind over matter!  I find myself clinging to that mantra a lot as a FireWife.  Especially with the history my firefighter husband and I endured.  The past can never truly be buried deep enough.  It always seems to nudge it's way through my thoughts as I go about my...

Wait, you BOTH work shift work?

A little over 2 years ago, I got this crazy idea to apply for a different type of job than I had previously been working.  For years, I worked at the local community hospital as an ED nurse on an "as needed" basis.  As our children got a little older, I started...

Laundry Basket Fortress

It's a never ending cycle. Wash. Dry. Throw it in a basket. Maybe take it upstairs. If you're lucky you have a main floor laundry. Sometimes you have to scramble 2 minutes before needing to leave to find the matching sock for the three year old and oh wait..the baby...

Chronic Illness: Taking care of YOU first.

Like many of you, I am a woman who wears many hats; wife, mother, legal assistant, sister, best friend, and so on…. But I also wear the hat of “patient”.  Along with millions of other people on the planet, I struggle with chronic illnesses.  I have been diagnosed with...

Tough Calls During Tough Times

Some time ago, my husband and I went through a rough patch in our marriage. I was shaken and scared of what waited ahead for us, and he was stubborn and unmovable. This all happened over a very busy weekend. The following Monday, was a scheduled meeting with his...

It’s all about community and connection.

Knowing you aren’t the only wife out there feeling what you are feeling is priceless. A community of other firewives that get your day to day can make a world of difference.

It’s about choosing the life you want and enjoying the life you are living. Not waiting to be happy down the road, but right now.

You’re not alone in this awesome journey.

I understand how it sucks to have plans change, go alone to important family events, be alone on holidays and feel like a single mom.


Ditch the Whining

Whining about all the crap that we have no control over gets old. It ruins relationships and makes you miserable for so many reason. How about you give up on the whining and get to making changes?

How we choose to live this life is up to us. Instantly download the free “Don’t be a whiny firewife” ebook now and get tips for being happier every day.