• Barbaric Baguette Eating Banned at Bulford Army Camp Officer’s Mess

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 5, 2014
    Oh no Hagar can’t have sandwiches for lunch anymore. I had heard about this infamous email beforehand and I have mixed views about it. I think manners are important and it’s useful to understand the more appropriate models of behaviour and maybe this should be delivered at formal functions when receiving delegates from other nations, or any other ambassador based […]
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  • Guest Post: Why living in Durham is a great idea if you have children

    By amodernmilitarymother on March 1, 2014
    If you’re looking for a long-term place to live and an area that boasts a wealth of attractions without being overly busy, then Durham could be an ideal option. Home to a number of iconic sites, including Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, this is no ordinary county. A county of contrasts, Durham boasts a thriving shopping scene as […]
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  • Guest Post: Five Top Tips For Restoring Order To Your Wardrobe

    By amodernmilitarymother on February 26, 2014
    When you’re a busy parent, the last thing on your mind is organising your clothes! However, trying to put together an outfit from a messy mountain of clothing first thing on a Monday morning is not only stressful but it takes valuable time away from your routine. Here we look at a few tips on how to streamline your wardrobe […]
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  • Creating a Better Home for the Military Family

    By amodernmilitarymother on February 26, 2014
      Even as the image of what constitutes a traditional family is rapidly changing before our eyes, mums still tend to be the ones who take the lead role in making the home a wonderful place. For better or for worse, it’s part of the territory. However, military mothers have a somewhat more difficult job because of the environment they […]
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  • Mercury in Retrograde Ends Friday #WritersUnite

    By amodernmilitarymother on February 25, 2014
    I can tell you that I know how fucked up and out of control I feel by how frequently I read my astrological stars. Not that I pay a ridiculous amount of attention as they have varying degrees of accuracy, but I somehow find it soothing to read them. They give me time to take a moment and decide to […]
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  • Competition The Best Blanket Fort In Britain #blanketfortcomp @MarketFurniture

    By amodernmilitarymother on February 8, 2014
    The Furniture Market are running a competition and you can win either: - tickets to top attractions within the UK - love2Shop vouchers worth £100 Either tap into your inner big kid or get your children to showcase their blanket fort building skills and then share your homemade blanket forts on social media. How to enter the Britain’s Best Blanket Fort […]
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  • What activities can help elderly stay healthy?

    By amodernmilitarymother on February 3, 2014
    A loss or reduction in mobility is often experienced as we age. A lack of movement combined with a variety of age-related ailments can make many feel lethargic, achy and old before their time. However, there is a solution to this and indulging in a variety of activities can ensure a sharp mind and a strong body. Here we look […]
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  • GUILT-RIDDEN, TORN BETWEEN TWO ROLES AND OVER-LOOKED -The current state-of-mind of working mums today

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 28, 2014
    GUILT-RIDDEN, TORN BETWEEN TWO ROLES AND OVER-LOOKED -The current state-of-mind of working mums today *Over three quarters (80%) of women feel guilty about going back to work and worry about leaving their child in the care of others compared with just 39% of men. *Childcare responsibilities still fall on the mother’s shoulders, even when both parents are working. *A fifth […]
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  • Real Life – The Tipping point Yo!

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 25, 2014
    Today, I reached a tipping point. January 2014 is nearly done and dusted. 2014 lies ahead. Last week, I nearly threw in the towel on the my beloved book – A Modern Military Mother – Tales from the Domestic Frontline. I doubted myself. The naysayers were winning. Is it worth it? What am I doing? I am still really struggling […]
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  • Lazy Days By The Pool – 10% #EarlyBirdDiscount Summer Holidays France

    By amodernmilitarymother on January 24, 2014
    Introducing our Finest package and 10% #EarlyBirdDiscount Rain, rain go away. The end. Are you sick to death of this soggy winter? Are you looking to summer to lift your spirits? Are you looking for a family friendly villa holiday? Then look no further than Le Petit Pre in the Haute Vienne, Limousin, France. We are offering 10% #EarlyBirdDiscount for your summer holiday […]
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