How a 20-Minute Walk Can Transform Your Workday

How a 20-Minute Walk Can Transform Your Workday

Whether you are now working from home or still commuting to an office, the workday grind is real. When you are focused on work for hours at time, no matter the environment, it can take a mental toll, just like sitting in a chair for hours at a time can have a negative...
5 Things Every Fire Wife Needs To Know

5 Things Every Fire Wife Needs To Know

Many elements of being married to a firefighter are widely talked about and obvious, such as physical risk and nights away from home — sometimes for very long stretches of time for wildland firefighters. But a few other things are important for a fire wife to...
Advanced Care Planning: What Is It And Why Do I Need It?

Advanced Care Planning: What Is It And Why Do I Need It?

By the time most people are in their 50s, they’ve done some unofficial advanced care planning. And that’s because by that age, most people have spent at least a little time thinking or talking about their mortality. That is, when they’re going to die, what it will be...
Weeknight Meals: Cook Once, Eat Twice…Or Three Times!

Weeknight Meals: Cook Once, Eat Twice…Or Three Times!

Seems like just yesterday you were making dinner…and here you are again trying to figure out what to cook. Not only that, it’s 7 p.m. and there are still chores to do and kids to help with homework. In my case, with two people working full time, four kids who all have...
Practical Advice For Fire Spouses

Practical Advice For Fire Spouses

If you’re thinking about becoming a fire spouse, chances are you’ve run into people, strangers and acquaintances, who have offered some words of wisdom. You might even have close friends in your position. Whatever the case may be, well meaning advice is probably all...