Rebecca Alwine for Military Families magazine –
Every good military spouse friendship has a story. The story of Stacy Allsbrook-Huisman and Amanda Trimillos began with their passion for helping other military families. They consulted on education stories, interviewed each other for various projects, and both contributed to Stories Around the Table: Laughter, Wisdom, and Strength in Military Life
When Elva Resa Publishing approached them about combining their education and parenting perspectives for Seasons of My Military Student: Practical Ideas for Parents and Teachers, Amanda was stationed in Washington, D.C., and Stacy in Germany. When Amanda’s spouse received orders to Germany, Stacy literally moved her in next door. They wrote together around the kitchen table, each week, and their children became fast friends.