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 several young children going through a deployment. (That would be me right now). But this year, I am surprisingly not...

Volunteers Do Yard Work for Military Families

Volunteers Do Yard Work for Military Families

Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program is an incredible network of volunteers—in all 50 states—who do yard work for free for military families with a deployed service member. At the time my husband was in Afghanistan, I had no idea this program existed. But now I know more about the wonderful service they provide to families going through deployment. Who knew there were volunteers out there, with lawn equipment, ready to help military spouses like me?