Standing By


Confusion of Languages, Book Review, July 9, 2017,

I'm a Military Wife--and I'm Speaking Out Against Trump,, Mar 16, 2017

Military spouse vs. Trump White House,, Feb. 22, 2017

The Not-A-General’s-Wife Reading List,, Feb. 8, 2015

Fake Homeless Veterans: What Do You Do?, November 18, 2014

"On Memorial Day, Remember the Sequester.", May 24, 2013.

"Must Spouse be 'Cheerful as a Cricket'?", May 2, 2013

"What Military Spouses Know About Infidelity.", November 14, 2012

“Why Karilyn Bales’ blog matters,” March 19, 2012

“War, Wives, and a Near Suicide,” New York Times “At War” blog, April 25, 2011   Also included in a NY Times ebook.

“An ‘It Gets Better’ for the troops: The military needs such a program to combat an increase in suicides,” L.A. Times op-ed, Oct. 13, 2010

“Deployment Diary” column for can be found here (2009-2010)

“First Lady Obama’s Attention can Help the Military Child,” Seattle Times op-ed, April 22, 2009

"A World Without Daddy,"Parents Magazine, May 2009

"The Picture of Happiness", Real Simple Magazine, July 2008

"Once upon a time, Dad went to War,", April 11, 2008

"A Father on Poster Board Just Won't Do," The New York Times, April 8, 2007