Family Traditions, Team Building and YOUR MISSION – Three Tips for Starting Your Own FT’s
I’m not just a mom. I’m a CEO. I’m the CEO of my family. I take running my family very seriously, and for the sake of expediency, I'm going to assume you do too. As a military family, every moment counts. Our lifestyle demands an iron will, and a full-court press into family life. Twenty-two years as a Marine Corps Spouse have taught me 2 things: 1) Your next crisis is either around the corner, or already upon you. Or maybe even overlapping for that fabulous one-two-punch. 2) Joy must be attained by a ruthless plot and sometimes assault. As the CEO of my family, I have determined that we rate joy. We rate fun. All we have to do is reach out and grab it. True, we may have to assault it first - stab it, wrestle it to the ground, smother it, choke it until it relents and agrees to stay - but goddam it, we WILL HAVE JOY!! We will kidnap joy and hold it hostage. Because we rate it. We deserve it. That's been my method, and whadaya