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.
When Dad is deployed on Father’s Day, you can still celebrate with these adjustments that make it a special day for dad and the kids.
Military Spouse Appreciation Day honors the strength, sacrifices, and the adaptability of military spouses!
Service and sacrifice are built into military life, so Christian military spouses are uniquely equipped to deal with the stress and challenge of the COVID-19 restrictions.
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.
What deployment goals do you set for yourself? A deployment can bring a lot of change for a military spouse: maybe a new job, or new home. There could be a new baby too! Life may be different during deployment, but it is also an opportunity to make small changes that...
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.
The problem: Holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries can be the most challenging deployment holidays. Keep reading because: I'll show you how to keep them fun without losing your mind, and there's a FREE guide to deployment holidays for you to download! Deployment...
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...
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.