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..
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..