The holidays are a wonderful time full of family, friends and giving. It’s also the season of giving…just ask Santa! But unfortunately, there are ..
During my husband’s second deployment, I spent my first major holiday — Thanksgiving — alone. I had an aunt and uncle that lived an hour away from w..
My husband and I have been married 16 years and done seven deployments together since we got engaged. Of those seven deployments, he has been gone f..
This Thanksgiving, we would like to thank the millions of service members and their families for carrying the burden of our freedom on their shoulde..
It started with great news: our 8-year-old drama queen was awarded a significant speaking part in the school’s holiday play–her first foray into ac..
I chose my career over my military husband.
I’ve always been motivated to achieve. So has my husband. This joint go-get-‘em attitude is part of w..
There are some unique features of military life, usually touted as perks, that even those who are a part of the life aren’t fans of. We likely all k..
Not long ago, I read aloud some of the complaints about our current duty station posted in our neighborhood Facebook group. “Who could have a proble..
One of the reasons why military life can be so incredibly difficult is that we know what family life is supposed to look like. We know that the move..
If your family is having trouble financially while your spouse is deployed, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Almost a quarter of all mi..