For American military families stationed overseas, the 4th of July is a unique holiday to celebrate our nation’s history and treasure national symbols like the flag.
Here are the details about what to pack when you move overseas (and what to leave behind!) When you get orders to move overseas, you start to look at all of your belongings differently. We definitely started to question, “Why do we have so much stuff?” The good news is that the military will pack […]
A PCS move, or Permanent Change of Station is when a military member has orders to move from one duty station to another. The military will pay them to relocate their family and their belongings to the new station. Here is how to make PCS moves easier for your family!
As a military spouse, you face challenges that most civilian families never have to worry about. While your spouse is working long hours, you are often left responsible for cooking, cleaning, paying bills and doing everything else necessary to run a home. If you have kids, you find yourself living like a single parent when […]
It’s summer, and we still have a long time until the kids go back to school. If this is a deployment year for your family, it may seem like summer is dragging on forever. But don’t worry, there are plenty of easy ways to occupy military kids in the summertime. And most of them won’t […]
It was spring of my Senior year of college, just weeks away from graduation. The cherry trees were blossoming, the sun was shining, and students were taking advantage of the lovely weather to get outside and study or play Frisbee on the campus’s green lawns. I had taken my laptop outside to soak up some […]