Why is the last month of deployment so hard? “I should be happy!” I told myself at the end of deployment. “Why am I so cranky and angry at everyone?” We had made it to the final weeks of our 6th deployment. It wasn’t an easy one, since I had 4 kids at home by […]
The effects of September 11 hit home a few weeks later, when my boyfriend went off to Boot Camp. I watched my boyfriend prepare for war. I watched our country declare war. I stood by and supported him as a girlfriend, then his wife, while he fought on the front lines of that war. Again. And again, and again. It is a war that we continue to fight today.
I get by with a whole team of friends. When we move, I have to start my team all over again. No matter your season of military life, you will want these friends on your team too!
These free milspouse resources are available to you or your service member whenever you need them. Reach out for the support you need!
Hey military spouse, I’ve been there: Looking for work because you’ve moved (again!) and you can’t find jobs that will use your prior experience or take you seriously because of your military connection. It’s tough, and military spouse unemployment is a serious problem across the country. Even though civilian unemployment rates are around 3.7%, unemployment […]
How do military kids handle military deployments at different ages? My readers often ask: Is my military kid prepared for deployment? How will my child adjust to deployment? Will my child still be able to reconnect with their deployed parent after the deployment is over? First, let me assure you: usually, the kids are going to […]