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Fitness and Choices

You have the perfect plan in place and the house is full of healthy foods. You are READY to rock this new fitness and weight loss. You get after it. Week one is hard, but you do it. Week two? The kids have practice every day this week. There are two basketball games....

It Can Be Hard To Set Smart Goals

Did you set a big goal this New Years? You were going to get it done in 2018. How many times in the past have you set a huge goal such as to lose 50 pounds or exercise 5 days a week, only to fall off the wagon a few weeks (or usually days) later? Why did you fail? A...

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...
Help for Emma

Help for Emma

Today I had a firewife contact me about a family in need and I definitely want to get the word out for them. Emma is the daughter of a Fort Worth Firefighter. She is 3 years old and has cerebral palsy. She was just approved for a risky, yet life-changing spinal...
Support Lieutenant Stu Tudor’s Rehab Efforts

Support Lieutenant Stu Tudor’s Rehab Efforts

LT Stu Tudor was participating in a fundraiser when he was struck by lightning in the parking lot. Click HERE to read more of the story. He is a LT for one of our firewives dept’s so I get word of progress periodically. She shared this great fundraiser and I...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There’s no mistaking that October is breast cancer awareness month. Everywhere you look is pink. One quick thing that’s a negative about it. If you are buying something pink in hopes that it is going to cancer research, please double check. There have been...
Wildland Firefighter Foundation Tshirt Fundraiser

Wildland Firefighter Foundation Tshirt Fundraiser

Local wildland firefighter wives help raise funds for fallen & injured firefighters As fire season continues to heat up, a group of spouses and partners of wildland firefighters have once again come together to raise money for fallen and injured firefighters. To...