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You’ve just been told that your spouse is leaving for a nine-month deployment, your first deployment with children. Your mind goes in a million...

5 Thanksgiving Kid’s Table Ideas for the Win

Nothing is more grating on parents’ nerves than crushing it in the kitchen, making Pinterest-worthy meals only to have our kids — our own flesh...

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Military life gives us so much to be thankful for — priceless travel opportunities, a ride-or-die framily, opportunities to remind ourselves just how strong...

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Yay! You got orders, and you successfully made it to the temporary lodging facility (TLF) at your new home base. You know (with like...

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Food brings people together, and, as a military family, food is at the center of a lot of our relationships. Cooking for a crowd...

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On December 1, 2018, The Wingman Foundation, together with Gold Star Families, will gather at 9 a.m. at Bob Hall Pier in Corpus Christi,...

How to Save for Future Family Trips

Winter vacations and summer vacations shout out for celebration for kids — and why not? They truly deserve it, but any outing with the family...

Cleared for Takeoff

The hauntingly reverent final verses of the Marine Corps Hymn rang through the otherwise silent Little Hall Auditorium as 239 officers became graduates of...

Giveaway: The Ultimate Dependas Giveaway from #TheDependas

You've heard the term before — Dependa, and of course its spinoffs, dependa-potamous, dependa-saurus. There are so many ugly names military spouses call each other that...

Giveaway: Hope Design Marine Corps Earrings

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As humans, we need community. "It takes a village," is the saying we all hear on repeat. The nomadic military family is no different. The...

From Overwhelmed to In Control: Tips from a MilSpouse + a Giveaway

The debut book, From Overwhelmed to In Control, from military spouse, Jesse R. McDonald, helps you break the cycle of constant stress and take...

Cooking For Crowds

Food brings people together, and, as a military family, food is at the center of a lot of our relationships. Cooking for a crowd...

Thanksgiving Side Dishes to Wow a Crowd: Sweet Potato Soufflé

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and with the holiday season comes a flurry of fall-themed recipes that will no doubt flood the internet. It can be...

No-Fail Potluck Recipes

Do you have an upcoming event that calls for everyone to bring a dish? Stand out from the sea of pasta salads and mac-n-cheese...

Contaminated Water an Ongoing Issue for Military Families — What You Can Do

This post is sponsored by Environmental Labs. All writings and opinions are that of Daily Mom Military. Something is in the water on or around...

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