PCS season is upon us, and almost every military family can agree that a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is difficult for even the most sea..
My daughter decided to play soccer this spring and is one of only a few 10 year olds on her Under-12 soccer team. It’s not an installation-sponsored..
Growing up as a military kid, I sometimes puzzled over the question “Where are you from?” I never struggled to answer, but maybe that’s because I ha..
My family lived in Wiesbaden, Germany for three years. The day my husband came home with orders overseas, I jumped up and down in excitement. The da..
A few weeks ago I found myself in the dimly lit party room of a Norfolk, Virginia restaurant, sipping a Diet Coke, and watching a group of sailors l..
“It’s cheaper to ship our car than it is to ship our dogs,” I relayed to my husband as we finalized preparations for our move overseas. New kennels ..
As a military family, we move…a lot. And moving comes with a long list of expenses–everything from non-essentials while moving, to security and u..
During my 10+ year journey as a military spouse, I have tried to keep the old adage, “bloom where you’re planted,” as my personal motto. And believe..
After 10 years of life as a military spouse, my network of friends has become huge. Everywhere we go, I am able to find a new tribe of friends who h..
As the month of December comes to a close, I think back to the resolutions I have made over the years. I reminisce about the time and place, and the..