Memorial Day is particularly special to me this year. My husband is due home around that time from his tour in Afghanistan. His absence gives me a d..
Since I became a military spouse more than 16 years ago, my family and I have moved eight times for the good of the Navy. Some moves have been greet..
Anyone who has ever loved an animal knows how powerful and healing its presence can be.
Specially-trained therapy animals are a tremendous help to ..
Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day! Whether you are a military spouse or not, often times people are not sure how to thank spouses for their ..
There are many things to get used to when you are introduced to the military. There is the “hurry up and wait,” the “probably won’t call you for a w..
If you’ve received orders OCONUS, you will generally receive a small weight allowance of items that will be sent via expedited methods to your new d..
I recently stumbled upon a New York Times blog post that discussed how a simple walk in the park could reduce brain fatigue. You know, that feeling ..
It’s a busy school day. Children of different ages are running around the house, loudly voicing their wants. The mother tries to ensure everything i..
“Think outside the box, take real risks and work together to make big bold commitments.” I’m 11 and this is my family way of life, this is our milit..
April 21-27 is designated as National Volunteer Week and this year’s theme is “Celebrate Service.” The National Military Family Association is celeb..