10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife

10 Things NOT to Say to an Oilfield Wife 1. “Oh. He works in oil …?” This is usually followed by unsolicited environmental or political opinions. Sooo, lemme just stop you right there. Unless I ask you for your opinion, please don’t give it. Personally, I love a good debate, and (surprise!) I may actually […]

Aaaaa-chooooooo! 13 Tips To Help You Stay Healthy

Being an oilfield wife means we don’t get the luxury of crawling into bed when we’re sick and staying there until we’re well. Okay, who am I kidding, if  you’re a woman, you don’t get that luxury! As women, we are caretakers, and that means that when we get sick, we suck it up and […]

The REAL Pinterest Roundup: Organization!

At the end of each year, I find myself chewing my own ass for not staying better organized. I have good intentions and hopes of tracking all those receipts as they come in, keeping my children’s papers and artwork neat and tidy, and even organizing that under-the-sink disaster. Good intentions, people. The follow-through? Not so […]

You Ask & ROW Answers: Wives Taking a Break

Hi there, Real Oilfield Wives! I have a question… Do any other wives/significant others take sort of a “vacation” when your man comes home? I feel so bad because I do. I get so exhausted with life, that when the hubby comes home, I let him get the kids ready for school and do the […]

You Ask & ROW Answers: Friend or No?

Hello ROW!  I am looking for some advice/input on a odd situation going on.  I have a “friend” (really my only friend right now) who is in LOVE with my hubby.  I can’t blame her, he is amazing!  Obviously, that in itself is an issue!  She won’t admit it to me, and doesn’t know that […]

You Ask & ROW Answers: How Do You Handle the Fighting?

Hey there! I was wondering if you all could give me some advice or just some support. My boyfriend has been out in ND working since August. He came home in September and then went back out. We were pretty good that first stretch of time, but this time when he has been gone all […]

Asking for Advice: How Do You Reconnect?

Alright, ladies! One of our readers needs your advice! Please leave a comment below and help her out! Hello Ladies, Hubby will be home tomorrow afternoon from his 18/9 hitch. This hitch has been really hard and we have been fighting constantly. Tomorrow when he arrives, our girls will be at their Grandma’s house and […]