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3 Shameless Reasons to Dislike Valentine’s Day

3 Shameless Reasons to Dislike Valentine’s Day

There are a million reasons for military spouses to dislike Valentine’s Day. Often, this holiday is simply a reminder that we are separated from the ones we love. If all the posts about love in the air are starting to get to you, here’s what you can do about it.

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Keeping Holidays Simple

Keeping Holidays Simple

The holidays can be stressful for anyone, but they are probably more stressful for a mom. And they are most stressful for a military spouse mom of...

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Celebrating Holidays Far From Family

Celebrating Holidays Far From Family

Over the years, we have adapted to all the challenges, and have learned an important lesson about celebrating holidays: the military IS your family. So no matter where you find yourself this year, here are some creative ways to adapt and have a great time with your military family.

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5 Tips to Survive Holidays at Home–Your Parents’ House

5 Tips to Survive Holidays at Home–Your Parents’ House

Spending the holidays with my parents can be refreshing and make deployment speed by. It can also be a huge stressful headache. Whether you are just visiting your parents, or living with them during a deployment, here are some tips for surviving your time at your parents’ house.

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Deployment Resources

The Seasoned Spouse supports military spouses and loved ones through deployment. Download her Deployment Masterclass to answer your deployment questions. Join the free Facebook group for deployment support. Or grab a free ebook for new military spouses.

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Want More from the Seasoned Spouse?

If you like this blog, you’ll love the letters in the book, “Open When: Letters of Encouragement for Military Spouses.” Each chapter gives friendly, encouraging messages for common military life challenges: from long-distance relationships, planning a PCS move, your first deployment, solo parenting, and more! It’s the support you need throughout your military journey. Grab a copy today, so you can “open when” you need kind words from a military spouse. Perfect gift for a new military spouse or anyone dating a service member!

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