If you’ve ever cleaned poop out of a bathtub, or watched a child unroll the toilet paper in order to buy extra shower minutes. If you’ve ever locked yourself in the bathroom for a moment of sanity or a snack, or arrived at a destination only to discover one child doesn’t have shoes…
Social anxiety has been a struggle for me for as long as I can remember. While I greatly value community and building relationships with other women, I still experience moments when insecurity creeps in and I find myself looking for the nearest exit.
Why do military wives struggle so much when it comes to building a strong community between one another? We are so good at holding down the fort and making sure the kids are taken well care of when our husbands are on deployment.
Anyone experience the hurry up and wait of a much anticipated, well-earned play date for an eight-year-old boy? It’s as if we become the official Mrs. Clock running the countdown settings of a double overtime little league football game.