USNA MidMoms and More Podcast
Billy and the Plebes: What I Learned from I-Day and Plebe Summer -  Part 2 | Episode 20

Billy and the Plebes: What I Learned from I-Day and Plebe Summer - Part 2 | Episode 20

June 26, 2022

Join me for Part 2 of a great conversation with my good friend Julie, a 2024 Mom who shares all the lessons learned about navigating I-Day, Plebe Summer, Plebe ACYear, and into Youngster year. Invaluable insight and advice based on my book, "A USNA Mom's Journal: Plebe Summer through Commissioning - What You Need to Know!", available at the USNA Midstore, as an ebook on Kindle and iBooks, and at:  https://usnamidmomsandmore.org/shop-navy.

Billy and the Plebes: What I Learned from I-Day and Plebe Summer -  Part 1 | Episode 19

Billy and the Plebes: What I Learned from I-Day and Plebe Summer - Part 1 | Episode 19

June 8, 2022

Join me for a great conversation with my good friend Julie, a 2024 Mom who shares all the lessons learned about navigating I-Day, Plebe Summer, Plebe ACYear, and into Youngster year. Invaluable insight and advice based on my book, "A USNA Mom's Journal: Plebe Summer through Commissioning - What you need to know!", available at https://usnamidmomsandmore.org/shop-navy.

A Journey of Finding Purpose | Episode 18

A Journey of Finding Purpose | Episode 18

May 25, 2022

Our Mids are getting ready to Commission or may still be on their journey. Join me for this Episode for fellow N*avy parents about time, finding a new purpose, Tiger Cruises, and More.

Surviving Deployments, Grunts, and Fleet Life | Episode 17

Surviving Deployments, Grunts, and Fleet Life | Episode 17

April 28, 2022

Join me for this podcast episode as I have a candid and enlightening conversation with my dear friend Jess, a 15-year USMC enlisted spouse, who offers her opinion, insights, and a different perspective on military life. She is a wealth of information on leadership, surviving deployments, and life in the Fleet and Marine Corps from the flip side.  

 

Words for the Journey - Interview with Steve Wade | Episode 16

Words for the Journey - Interview with Steve Wade | Episode 16

April 13, 2022

Join me for my interview with fellow Navy parent, blogger, and now fellow N*avy author Steve Wade (USNA '22). Find out the latest gouge on his latest project, his thoughts on the journey, and what he has discovered as a USNA parent that has inspired his writing.

Scrambling and Shotgunning - Why do they matter? | Episode 15

Scrambling and Shotgunning - Why do they matter? | Episode 15

April 1, 2022

So what does the decision to scramble (or shuffle) Plebes (and sometimes Mids) mean for them? Listen to the latest podcast episode based on my blog post "The Deja Vu of Scrambling and Shotgunning... Why do they matter?" available at USNAMidMomsandMore.org/my-blog

The Dark Ages: Not Just History | Episode 14

The Dark Ages: Not Just History | Episode 14

February 23, 2022

Join AN Shine and her special guest, Karl Smith, Navy Dad - USNA '20, author, and blog writer, as they discuss the Dark Ages, what they mean to our Mids and some strategies to bring some sunshine in!

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

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

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