Survival mode: a state of being often induced by extended bouts of solo parenting, the arrival of the deployment gnome, PCS season shenanigans, or life in general. Lessons learned during survival mode are known to result in full on thrive mode the next time around.
We've all been there. Give yourself a little grace. The kids won't remember all the chaos, the deployment gnome does leave (and cereal is an acceptable dinner option even during TDY stretches), the move WILL happen and, well...life is life.