Seasoned Spouse Blog
Why Your Service Member Hasn’t Called During Deployment (and 5 Ways to Avoid Panicking)
Deployment communication can be unpredictable, but it’s natural to worry when your service member hasn’t called for several days. Here’s what to do.
Your First Deployment
The first day of my husband's first deployment, I cried most of the day. The first deployment is terrifying and intimidating, whether you are dating...
Host Family Visitors in Base Housing: Essential Info for Military Families
When you live on base, it can be tricky to invite family to visit. They will want to know if you are allowed to have visitors in base housing. The...
4 Things to Expect from the First Week of Deployment
The first week of deployment can be an emotional roller-coaster. Here’s how you can get through it, military spouse or military loved one!
101 Moments of Crazy Military Life Stress for Milspouses
The problem: military life can be really, really stressful. Why you should keep reading: because you know you want a laugh and need to unload some...
What is a Milso? The Secret Life of Military Significant Others
This one is for everyone who has wondered-- what is a milso? You are the ones who love a service member, but aren’t married yet. You may live far...
Beating the Deployment Curse
Call it the Deployment Curse, or call it Murphy's Law of deployment. It's the same thing: everything will start to go wrong and fall apart the day...
10 Essential Ways to Maintain Parked Cars (During Deployment)
The problem: your spouse is leaving their car in the driveway during deployment. Keep reading because: You want to learn how to prevent a dead...
Why Do Military Spouses Celebrate RED Fridays?
What are RED Fridays and what do they mean? On Fridays, military spouses and loved ones wear red. The idea of R.E.D. Fridays has been around for a...
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