The first few weeks and months of getting to know each other as mommy and baby can be tricky. You’re not sleeping well, you're figuring out a new rhythm with your new little one, and probably a bit unsure about how to handle life as a new parent. And if you’re breastfeeding, you may feel tied to home and not as if you can venture very far--never mind finding a sitter you can trust! Thankfully, these days there are loads of free resources for new military parents to help ease this transition.Read More
When did we decide we needed to reinvent the wheel and toss aside advice from older military spouses?Read More
For many veterans, the transition from active duty military service to civilian career isn't easy. Find out how one company is making a huge impact by supporting the veterans community with jobs and training.Read More
Male military spouses are often overlooked when it comes to milspouse groups. Let's talk about how to include ALL spouses!Read More
“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” -Anne Frank
When we were stationed in Germany, we took the opportunity to visit Amsterdam in nearby Holland and visit the Anne Frank house. The tour was somber and the visitors hushed as we climbed the steep, narrow stairs to the hiding place where the Frank family, Jewish citizens in danger of being sent to the concentration camps, had hidden during World War II.Read More
My faith is the most important part of my life, and I believe it’s what has helped me through the various challenges of military life. I love hearing from other people who share my faith—it strengthens, encourages, and inspires me.
But one thing I realized was that I haven’t ever seen a comprehensive list of faith based milspouse bloggers. So… I polled several of the blogging groups I’m in and am now sharing with you some military spouse bloggers that you really should check out! This is an inclusive list, in hopes of strenghtening your own beliefs.Read More
Military life can be very lonely and this is never more true than when you're facing the holidays with your husband or wife deployed, away for training, or on a remote assignment.Read More
Too much good stuff to share! Grab a coffee or your favorite beverage and settle back to browse through the latest posts from the military spouse community that I thought you wouldn't want to miss.Read More
There was a point that I was certain our marriage would not survive the repeated stresses of military life and the toll it was taking on us. Find out what we did to make it past that point.Read More
I know when I'm struggling or doubting, God knows. And I also know that I need to keep the truth in front of me.
Below are some thoughts and Scriptures to hold onto when your spouse deploys.Read More
Do you feel like no one understands how you feel right now? Do you feel raw, lost, or even just numb? Are you wondering how you’re going to get through the coming days of deployment?Read More
You know, you’d think after decades of military service, dreaming and wishing about where we’d finally settle down, we’d just breeze right into retired life and not look back. Ha!
Like most things military service related, this latest transition was a big unknown to us, exciting, and a bit scary.Read More