Hey there! Welcome to my blog! I hope you enjoy looking around the site. Here are some basic things about me and the most recent blog posts below!!

If you can’t tell from the picture above, WE’RE EXPECTING!!! Little baby will be here at the end of August!

Who Am I? I am Erin, The girl in the Picture above! My husband and I are expecting our first little baby in August! We both recently joined the 30’s club and celebrated 7 years of marriage. I am passionate about a lot of things, and writing is one of them! If you want to know the whole story click Here! 

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My Greatest Anxiety: Having Kids

“I can’t have kids. I can’t do it.” *This post is sponsored by Telemynd. A national mental health company dedicated to servicing military members and families. Their team of licensed therapists and prescribers are there to help you get the care you need. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I am no stranger…

Why We Waited So Long To Start A Family

Hello readers! Long time no see! A lot has been happening in our lives the last couple of years. But most recently…. We are expecting a baby!! Woohoo!!! We found out right before Christmas, told our family on Christmas day and have been enjoying (mostly) every second of it since then! I am currently 4…

11 November Giveaway!

Hello there! New to The Short Wife? Let me give you a quick run down. My name is Erin, I am a military spouse and that’s basically my whole personality. I’m also a dog mom, enjoy cooking and eating, reading multiple books a week, walking, and talking about Mental Health. *GIVEAWAY CLOSED* But that’s not…

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What is The Short Wife Blog about? I focus on 3 things! Anxiety, my life as a Military wife and also weekly meal plans. And maybe a few other things thrown in every once in awhile!

When do I post? Every Monday I publish the weekly meal plan and about every other week for regular content!

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Romans 12:12 (NIV) “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”