USNA MidMoms and More Podcast
AN’s Commissioning Bootcamp 12/21 | Episode 13

AN’s Commissioning Bootcamp 12/21 | Episode 13

January 12, 2022

Join AN for another podcast episode as she gives an overview of Commissioning week - to dos and not to dos, planning tips, and what you need to know to make this a memorable week for you and your Mid!  AN's book, A USNA Mom's Journal, Commissioning Resources, and other invaluable information are available at: https://usnamidmomsandmore.org - under Shop Navy and Resources>When in Annapolis.

Together We Are Stronger: On Friendship, Courage, and the USNA Journey | Episode 12| Episode 12

Together We Are Stronger: On Friendship, Courage, and the USNA Journey | Episode 12| Episode 12

December 8, 2021

The USNA Journey can be difficult but friendships, courage, and vision help us and our Mids to overcome obstacles and navigate the journey. Join me for my last Episode of 2021: "Together We Are Stronger: On Friendship, Courage, and the USNA Journey | Episode 12", with my three very special guests from the Class of 2022, Heather, Stacy, and Betty.

The Moment They Have been Waiting for - Service Assignments | Episode 11

The Moment They Have been Waiting for - Service Assignments | Episode 11

November 17, 2021

What are Service Assignments? How do assignments work? What are the different communities? What happens when the first choice is not an option? Join me and my very special guest MCPO Jeff Kirby, (USN, Ret.) as he shares his opinion and his 30+ years of experience as we talk about: "The Moment They Have been Waiting for - Service Assignments | Episode 11".

Riding the Roller Coaster: Shifting Emotions & Relationships | Episode 10

Riding the Roller Coaster: Shifting Emotions & Relationships | Episode 10

October 27, 2021

A candid conversation about being a USNA parent and riding the roller coaster of shifting and evolving relationships and emotions during the four years at USNA and beyond. This episode will tie together various aspects from Episodes 1, 2, 5, 7, and 9, with special guest, my husband Jeff.

The Last Real Plebe Summer with Club Eleven | Episode11

The Last Real Plebe Summer with Club Eleven | Episode11

October 14, 2021

Join me for a great conversation with my Dad and his "Band of 11th Co Brothers", the Club Eleven Class of 1959, that include his roommates and BFFs from his time at the Naval Academy. Funny memories, full disclosures, and some advice for today's Plebes and Mids.

Making the Grade and Things to Think About: AC Year Highlights | Episode 9

Making the Grade and Things to Think About: AC Year Highlights | Episode 9

September 30, 2021
As the Brigade approaches six week exams, join me for a candid conversation with special guest Julie Haller, "Making the Grade and Things to Think about: AC Year Highlights | Episode 9",  as we talk about setting the right expectations, AC Year challenges, communication glitches, things to celebrate, and remaining Semper Gumby as CoVid continues, and things to consider while supporting your Plebe, Youngster, 2/C, or Firstie through this N*ot College journey.
 
The Yard from Different Angles | Episode 8

The Yard from Different Angles | Episode 8

September 16, 2021

Photographer and USNA sponsor Bob Peterson shares his photographic perspectives as he talks about the Yard, Mids, and his breathtaking pictures of USNA.

https://www.bob-peterson-photography.com/

Embrace the Suck and more Words of Wisdom | Episode 7

Embrace the Suck and more Words of Wisdom | Episode 7

September 2, 2021

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

Behind the Walls with Chester Midshipmouse | Episode 6

Behind the Walls with Chester Midshipmouse | Episode 6

August 19, 2021
What goes on behind the walls at Bancroft Hall? I this episode we will get insight into the world of Bancroft Hall, Midshipmen, and the mice that have lived there since the beginning, with special guest Susan Weisberg, USNA Mom and author of the beloved book Chester Midshipmouse.  We discuss life, writing, our journey, Mother B, and being a USNA Mom.
What Are Sponsors Anyway? - | Episode 5

What Are Sponsors Anyway? - | Episode 5

August 6, 2021

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.

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