|source: my new mattress :)|
That bed had seen better days. So when my parents said they bought a new mattress, it was a really big deal!
Going home without your husband isn't something most people experience, but it's something pretty normal in the military community, especially during deployments or long TDYs. I'm thankful I get along and actually prefer staying with my parents when I'm home without my husband. And now I'm really looking forward to that first night's sleep at home on my new mattress!
You know you're a military wife when your parents buy you a new mattress for your old bed at their house, because they know you'll go home during the deployment and need a comfy place to sleep.
Now it's your turn! Finish this sentence: "You know you're a military wife when..."