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 […]

The 2013 Oilfield Calendar Project

Have you always wanted to be famous? Have your work of art hanging in homes all across America {and beyond!}? Now’s your chance! Okay, well maybe we can’t promise you overnight stardom, but if you have ever dreamed of having your oilfield photography published, your dream might be coming true! Real Oilfield Wives is looking […]

T-minus 8 Hours and Cleaning

After a long week alone, I wake up and realize today’s the day, and my husband will be home in about 8 hours. As I lie in bed and think about all the things that need to be done before he gets home, I curse myself for putting so many things off until the last […]

How to Be a Fit Oilfield Mom

The husband leaves for work and with him goes all my desire and motivation to go to the gym. Wait, who am I kidding? I haven’t been to the gym since May! At first, I blamed it on summer and having the kids home, which is totally dumb because my older two are old enough […]

Managing the Kids While the Husband is Away

How many times has someone told you, “I don’t know how you do it!” and you just laugh it off and say it’s not that bad. What they don’t know is that you are quite possibly on the verge of a breakdown because you forgot to send Henry’s lunch to school, Sally ran to the […]

Welcome to Real Oilfield Wives!

Hello there, friends and fellow oilfield women! We’re glad you are here! Real Oilfield Wives began as an idea between one of my best friends and I. We live in opposite sides of the country from each other {REALLY! We can literally follow a single highway from my house to hers, 1800 miles away!}, but […]