When You First Get Orders to PCS Overseas

Moving overseas for the first time is equal parts exciting and terrifying. If you find your military family the happy recipients of an overseas assignment, then I have a special treat for you! I'm so thrilled to be collaborating with Lizann Lightfoot of The Seasoned Spouse blog.

Today, she's sharing with us a few tips for when you first get those overseas orders. I'm all about practical, so read on as you begin making your overseas to-do lists!

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5 Things I've Learned From Young Military Spouses

msmeditI've been a military spouse for a longish (ahem) time. Well, nearly 25 years, to be exact. While in some ways it's gone by in a flash, I will admit that there are moments when I feel like I've seen it all, heard it all, have all the t-shirts...and I can honestly become a bit jaded about this whole military spouse thing. But then I remember you. Yes, YOU, young military spouse! You, with your energy and your ideas. You, with your enthusiasm for the newness of military life and your positivity. You inspire me, make me laugh, and help me remember what this is all about.

Please go here to read the rest of my latest article for Military Spouse Magazine!