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..
Any military spouse, fiancé, or significant other has heard the jokes about “Brenda the Dependa.” Sometimes the meme is taken a step further and sh..
Just about four hours away from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas is Branson, Missouri. When I found out we were moving to Leavenworth in 2015, I started to ..
There’s nothing more heartwarming than videos of families running toward their service member who just returned home from deployment.
For twenty ..
When I saw the announcement on the NMFA website asking for volunteers to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on August 12, 2017, it brought back..
I am an Army Brat and an Army Spouse. One of my first memories is waving goodbye to my father as he left for Viet Nam when I was four years old. I h..
A new study released this month finds uncertainty makes people more stressed than knowing for sure something bad is coming. Of course, everyone deal..
I arrived in Monterey, California ready to explore my new home and settle in for the next 21 months. I loved our new house, thought the rugged centr..
There are times in our lives where we need a little help getting our heads screwed on straight. A “gut-check,” if you will. It’s easy to get bogged ..