Posts tagged military wife
The Military Didn't Issue a Spouse: Balancing Volunteering with Your Regular Life

Whether you’re a new or veteran spouse, you may feel pressure to be involved. Understand that if someone is telling you that you’re required to volunteer, they’re simply wrong. Whatever you choose to do is just that...your choice!

If you opt to volunteer and help out military families, more power to you! If you don’t find yourself with the time right now, that is okay, too. Those of us who have been around the block a time or six completely understand: life is all about seasons. 

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A Year of 'Being': The Year I Watched the Gilmore Girls

While talking with a young friend recently, she lamented how little she’d accomplished during the year her husband was deployed.

“I just feel like I didn’t meet any of the goals I set for myself while he was gone,” she said as we sipped our skinny mocha whatevs at Starbucks.

“I didn’t run that marathon. I didn’t finish losing the weight I wanted—"

“Wait a second,” I stopped her.

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