With all the changes, moves, and challenges that go along with military life, it can be difficult to settle in and find your people.
On this episode, Jen's talking to Claire Wood about finding community, what to do when you just can't seem to make friends, and so much more. We discuss her book, Mission Ready Marriage, as well as her work with Milspo Gurus and using the Enneagram of personality to learn to better deal with all relationships in your life! Read More
Keeping the lines of communication open during marriage can be challenging. Add in deployment, and it gets even trickier! This week, Jen's talking with Lizann Lightfoot, whose family has been through seven deployments. Read More
What do you do when your only "emergency contact" in a new area is the Realtor who helped you find your rental? Yikes! Finding community as a military spouse can be one of the most difficult aspects of this life, especially when you've just moved and your spouse promptly leaves for deployment or training. Read More
Have the realities of life as a military spouse ever...scared you? Whether it's starting over in a different country or simply the overwhelm at all the details and the strange little world that is military life, you're not alone.
On this episode, Courtney Woodruff joins Jen for an honest talk about how she learned to give up control over her life to God, working through marriage difficulties, living overseas, and coming to terms--and peace--as a military spouse. Read More
If you've ever felt the pull of "military spouse denial," as guest Lindsay Swoboda so aptly words it, you'll relate to this episode! Maybe you've been there, too? It's that mindset of refusing to believe that military life will define you, change your life, or otherwise affect you. Lindsay's been there/done that! She talks about how back-to-back overseas moves, deployments, and the birth of her daughter all slowed her down and taught her some important life lessons. Read More