Meet Monica M


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Monica McCool is an Air Force spouse, nurse, and mother. Monica and I met when our husbands were both in grad school in Boston, and fun fact, she and I had probably one of the lowest water bills for our unit. From investment baking on Wall Street to nursing - she's not just any nurse; she is a pediatric cardiac ICU nurse and helps the littlest patients. Monica's one of my best friends in the world, and I'm excited to jump into the conversation with her today.

Be sure to tune in to this episode as Monica shares how she balances everything, what sometimes doesn't make the cut, and why that happens.

Highlights from today with Monica include:

  • A story about Monica (:04)
  • Where military life has taken her and her family (2:42)
  • Biggest surprises for Monica about military life (4:34)
  • Career pivots and moves (12:10)
  • How she balances it all (23:39)
  • The effects of the pandemic on being social (31:45)
  • How has this impacted her feeling of community and her support system (33:41)
  • Rapid Fire (39:42)

Isn't Monica fun? I loved catching up with her and hearing about her transition from Wall Street to nurse. Do you relate to Monica and Chris? Do you love hosting game nights, and your spouse doesn't? I would love to know! Join me on social and chat about it over the next four weeks.

Thanks for joining me on today's episode of, The American MILSpouse! If you enjoyed today's episode, please head over to iTunes or wherever you listen, give me a 5 star, and leave a review to help me reach even more military spouses. Also, don't forget to check out my website or hang out with me on Instagram to stay connected with others in the community.

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