For Mary Alice Monroe, supporting the military, and the families who stand behind them, is a cause close to her heart. Her son, Zachary, is a retire..
The holidays can be a tough time for many families, especially military families. Parties, dinner guest, out-of-town relatives visiting, and countle..
Around the holidays, it can be hard to find things to be grateful for in military life. During this time, many are going through deployments, trying..
I have known one thing my entire life and it is the military lifestyle. I was born into a Navy family where my dad served for 20 years. When I was 1..
On November 8, 2016, Americans took to the polls to cast their votes in what many call as historic Presidential election. As results trickled in T..
“Are you thinking of killing yourself?”
How am I supposed to ask someone that? Can I even get the question out? Such a personal question…and what d..
Separation from a spouse who is deployed is not easy. Most people suffer from loneliness as the major worry when they separate from their spouses. H..
At my kid’s elementary school, reading homework is mandatory for every grade—at least 30 minutes a day for the older kids and 20 for the younger one..
I can’t stand the smell of cardboard boxes. Or saying goodbye to friends. Or living out of a suitcase. However, moving is an inevitable part of mili..
A Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnosis is often the start of a scary and unknown journey for both the service member, and the military fa..