I have learned that during deployments the brakes on the car go; I do get to shop alone; my kids are resilient as hell; that when I go grocery shopping, its for two areas of the world; my friends become my family around me; the house is easier to clean without his army stuff being on my floor daily; and that I AM A PROUD SURVIVING DEPLOYMENT ARMY WIFE!
I have learned that sometimes mommy is the one who needs a time out. Fort Benning
I have learned that you need to find out how to get to the emergency room as soon as you move to a new location because your children only get hurt when you spouse is TDY. Air Force Mom, Ramstein, Germany