Join me and my special guest Elaine Brye, one of my biggest mentors during Plebe Year, as we talk about many topics from my book, A USNA Mom's Journal. From Plebe Summer through Commissioning and the Fleet, you will not want to miss Elaine's words of wisdom and her invaluable advice. She is the author of "Be Safe, Love Mom" available at https://besafelovemom.com
In this episode, you will hear all about Sponsors and PPW with special guest, Kathleen Rohrs, USNA Mom (2011), spouse (USNA '79), and Mid Sponsor for 30+ years. She offers her varied and invaluable perspectives on being a MidMom, a Sponsor, and indispensable advice for PPW and the journey.
Karl Smith, Dad of USNA 2020 and USAFA 2025, author, and blogger joins me as we discuss life on the Yard, being a USNA author, his blog, and his story as a USNA and USAFA Dad.
USNA trailblazer Janie Mines (USNA '80), a member of the first class of women and also the first Black female to Commission from the U.S. Naval Academy joined me for a candid conversation in spring of 2020, to talk about her experience, grit, courage, faith, and determination. Her autobiography, No Coincidences, is available at https://nocoincidencesbook.com. You can also read my blog post on my webssite at: https://usnamidmomsandmore.org/2021/03/28/janie-mines-usna-80-honoring-a-trailblazer-womens-history-month
Join me, An Shine, with special guest Julie Haller, USAFA '88 and USNA Mom (‘14, ‘16, ‘19, and ‘23), as she offers her seasoned perspectives and insights on I-Day, Plebe Summer, preparing for the journey, supporting your Plebes, and more. A "must listen" for new parents!
Inaugural episode with me, AN Shine, author of A USNA Mom's Journal, and husband Jeff as my special guest, in a candid conversation about our Mids, surviving Plebe Summer, Aha! moments, advice received and given, things we learned, and some memorable moments as USNA parents.