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 … Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
Firefighting is a broad subject. Firewives really isn't much smaller. There are so many topics of importance. So much help is needed.
I can't be everything, to everyone. Have I not learned that lesson often in my life?
Who is … Read the rest
Our firefighters head off to work every single day knowing that they may face an incident that shakes them. Sometimes that incident can replay over and over in their heads causing prolonged trauma. What most people and even Fire Families … Read the rest
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
Some people are great about finding the positive in any situation and telling you about it. They are the types of bosses, coworkers, teachers, and friends who will give you some constructive criticism while pointing out everything you’ve done … Read the rest