From Flight School to the Fleet: Things You Need to Know

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The platform has been selected. The final check ride was passed. The wings of gold are pinned. You all have made it: conquered flight school....

How to Support a Mom After Miscarriage

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Miscarriage is traumatic and heartbreaking and affects 15 to 20 percent of pregnant women. For many military spouses, miscarriages can occur when their partners are...

Taking on Military Life — What Extended Families Need to Know

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For many people, saying “I do” doesn’t automatically mean declaring, “Bye, Felicia” to the rest of your family. Unfortunately, this is kind of a...

Thank You, Military Spouse Sister Wives

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It's been several months since you uprooted your little family from a picturesque small town on the East Coast (or wherever) to sunny and...

We Don’t Do Thanksgiving

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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...

The Unmatched Sibling Bond of Military Kids

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If there is an upside to packing up and moving around the globe every few years as military families do, it’s this: Those kids...

5 Day Date Ideas with Your Service Member to Take Between...

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This post is sponsored by Noodles. Christmas is a hectic time of year. Between Christmas shopping, holiday parties, and unit events, it can often be...

Indivisible — A Military Marriage Built on Faith

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Remember back to the first military movie you watched. Maybe it was as a new military spouse; perhaps it was as a kid. Either...

8 Ways to Recover from Your Phone Addiction

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Many of us are well aware we have a phone-addiction crisis on our hands. We know the importance of showing up, and we want...

5 Ways to Keep Kids Connected to Grandparents When the Military...

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To those living the active-duty military experience, life is typically a revolving door of different homes and environments. And since Grandma and Grandpa can’t...

Positive Thinking: 5 Ways to Create a Positive Mental Attitude

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When you live the life of a military spouse, it can sometimes feel like you're in a state of constant upheaval, transition, and unknown...

How to Thrive While Your Spouse Works Nights

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The military can come with crazy hours for your spouse — sometimes they work day shifts, and other times your spouse works nights (sometimes all...

5 Military Spouse Conflict Resolution Tips

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Turn to the chapter on military spouse conflict resolution in your Military Spouse Handbook. Oh wait... there is no handbook to explain the ups...

Compassion For All Moms

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The moment I hit Submit, I felt relief and satisfaction for sharing such a personal story with other moms. I was confident they would...

6 Tips to Rock a Friendsgiving Feast

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When you are far from home and missing your family, holidays can be hard. Is it even Thanksgiving if you aren't huddled around the...

Worldschooling with the WildBradburys: Combat Loneliness on the Road

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When I set out on this adventure, I was mostly concerned about the children's ability to make friends and feel included in this process....

Teaching Compassion Through Days of Kindness

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It's safe to say that parents want to raise kind, considerate, and compassionate children to grow up to be helpful and contributing members of...

Manners for the Modern World

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In a world with endless technology, we can text and email with a device literally at our fingertips. There are a plethora of applications...

3 Steps to Help You Digitally Declutter Your Life

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Social media and technology have rapidly integrated itself into our lives. In just the last 20 years we have gone from "give it all...

9 Tips for Navigating Deployment with School Age Children

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Preparing for a deployment is an emotional and stressful series of events. Trying to navigate the all the stressors of deployment with school age...