Love and Coffee Carl and Lori faced all the challenges that most military couples faced. The exception to the challenges they faced is that their marriage exceeded the lifespan of many military marriages. When your forever love stares you in the face, you can either accept the blessing or fight your reality. Carl knew Lori…
Pregnant … Now What? A Mother’s Challenge To Become A Full-time Mom or Continue To Lean-forward With Her Military Career
So many questions came to mind in regard to the future. Will it be a boy or girl? Who will the child resemble? Will I suffer greatly from morning sickness? What kind of cravings will I develop during the pregnancy? Will I fall victim to the late night pickle munchies? To my surprise, I did not experience any morning sickness or did I get the opportunity to send my husband to the corner store late at night to satisfy any cravings.
There are many aspects that contribute to a successful marriage. Personnel in the military experience many challenges which sometimes create a hardship in their relationships. Trust, Loyalty and Commitment are the three cords that best describes the marriage of Air Force Major, Dr. Julian Thomas, and his wife Tamika.
They say “Stay Calm and Carry On,” but we can’t because it’s our 20th wedding anniversary!!! We have been celebrating this anticipated accomplishment during the past few months with wonderful and meaningful dialog, reminiscing on all the challenges we have overcome throughout the years. This glorious weekend that honors the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to provide our families security, is the perfect time to celebrate a Courageous and Graceful Lifestyle.