There is so much more to being a firefighter's wife than most people see. And as we all know, balancing everything while our firemen are on shift can be tough. And by tough, I mean sometimes it's the most difficult … Read the rest
The boys are forever wanting to save things to give to daddy when he comes home from work. I love that they are thinking of him and want to find a connection any way they can. It's wonderful, but where … Read the rest
When did we develop prejudices?
Prejudice is a learned behavior. We know this. When we think about growing up, our first friends, we didn’t think about socio-economic status, color of skin, shape of eyes, color of hair, brand of jeans, … Read the rest
My last post I touched on using a visual countdown to show the kiddos how many days they have to wait to see their firefighter. My husband and I are blessed to be raising a child with Autism. I say … Read the rest
Today I found out that an old friend had passed away almost five years ago. I was floored.
Five years ago!
Yet, I was deeply saddened. I hadn’t seen him in 28 years. I carried the weight of this loss … Read the rest
Hi FireWives! I am Chelsi. I have been married to a CAL FIRE firefighter for 10 years (we just celebrated our wedding anniversary a few days ago in Maui). It hasn't always been easy loving a firefighter. Working for a … Read the rest