7 Tips for Refocusing After the Summer Break

The July 4th fireworks have long fizzled out. The beach ball is deflated and the damp towels have all piled up onto...

15 Things to Create the Perfect Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Do you remember that scene in Wall-E where Wall-E shows off his finds to Eva in his home (which my husband likens...

How Often Do I Get a Pap Smear?

Up until 2011, pap smears were considered an annual event. The anticipated event that women clamored to schedule every year. The American College of...

In the Know: Taking the Scary out of Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy. When you hear that word, is your reflex to clinch? You aren’t alone. The fear of the unknown, the hassle of...

Sleep Tips: 7 Ways to Help Yourself Get a Good Night’s...

When was the last time you got a good night's sleep? We thought so. Approximately one-third of adults in the United States...

Why You Should Do the “Wear Your Closet” Challenge

Military spouses are amazing. But sometimes, we forget we don’t need “things” to be such. If we can live for weeks out...

Do You Even Kondo?

Netflix sensation Marie Kondo has been taking the world by storm with her unconventional KonMari tidying methods. I tried to avoid the...

6 Natural Air Fresheners for Your Home

Do you have a new rental or room in your house that has a funky smell that just won't go away? Yea, we've been there. It's bad...

11 Nourishing Foods for Nursing Moms

If you're a nursing mama, chances are that you know the struggle of an increased appetite and the never-ending urge to eat....

3 Ways to Win the War Against Mosquito Bites

You can hear them coming like Valkyrie riding on the wind, buzzing their mighty presence in your...

To the Bonus Dads on Father’s Day

To many, the term bonus dad means step-father. This is not always the case for military kids. For military kids, bonus dads come...

5 Best Shoes for Women to Wear This Summer

Women are busy individuals – running from work, errands, play dates -- our footwear should reflect that. We have you covered with...

CBD vs THC: What’s the Difference and Why CBD Oil Like...

You may have recently heard of the directive from several different military leaders that CBD oil like the ones from Diamond CBD...

Bump Boot Camp: 16 Pregnancy-Friendly Exercises for Moms-to-Be

You look down at those tiny blue lines and are elated to be adding a baby to your family. After reality sets...

Our Top Picks for The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift

Dads are special to us. That's why we want to be able to give them the most special gifts possible this Father's...

Meaningful Father’s Day Gifts that Come from the Heart

Truly, the best gift for Father's Day is time spent with the dads in your life. But we know that military life...

Coolest Tech Gifts for Father’s Day That Will Have Dad Geeking...

Dad's are all about the latest gadget and the newest tools. They love to be the first to have the latest doo-dad...

Funny Father’s Day Gifts That Will Leave Dad Smiling

The dad (or dads) in your life is the one for whom the whoopie cushion never, ever gets old. He's the one...

Top Father’s Day Gifts for Military Dads

If your military husband is anything like all of our military husbands, their answer to the question of "What do you want...

So You Want to Be a Spartan?

There are few things more motivating for a mother to work out than that pesky baby weight still hugging those hips. Yet, as frustrating...

Afternoon Slump: 6 Creative Ways to Shake it Off

You had a productive morning. You picked the kids up from school, you fixed snacks, refereed sibling fights, and helped with homework. You should...

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case for Military Medical Malpractice Suits

Update 5/21/2019 A suit filed against the U.S. by former Coast Guard officer Walter Daniel after the death of his...

When the Military Treatment Facility Wants You Back

When you found out that you would be seeing your new Primary Care Manager (PCM) off-base, you were shocked, then intrigued. TRICARE...

5 Ways to Go Beyond Basic Skin Care

In adolescence, we waged war on our skin with brutal acne treatments and harsh exfoliating scrubs. Now as adults, our skincare habits have...

Youtube Workouts That Don’t Suck

We know these facts like they are tattooed into our brains - people who exercise tend to have longer, happier and healthier...

3 Comfortable Patriotic Apparel Looks for Badass Military Women

We all know that there are super moto military spouses and service members that just love 'Merica. They have an American flag...

Amazing Gift Ideas for Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is the first Friday in May every year. Although we are constantly telling our fellow milspouses how totally...

Yoga Nidra Changed My Life

Imagine a time of day when your to-do list disappears. A time of day when your body and brain powers down, leaving...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Active Duty Moms

Active duty moms are a special type of awesome. Not only do the pull all the duties of motherhood, they also pull...

Mother’s Day Gifts You Will Love

Mother's Day is rapidly approaching, and its just about the time of year when your partner might start asking you what you...

What’s the Difference Between Tricare Plans

Just reading the above title that included the "T" word might have been enough to trigger subconscious impatience and perhaps even a little sweat. Visions...

4 Simple Looks for the Busy Military Spouse and Mom

Every busy military spouse knows that trying to get yourself ready every day can be a chore. Between getting the kids ready...

The Art of Racing (A Newbie Guide for Running your First...

Whether you're new to running or have simply never run a sanctioned road race, it can be a daunting experience! Most of us don't...

Baby Injected with Unknown and Undocumented Vaccines at Naval Hospital Camp...

March 15th, 2019: This story will continue to be updated as it develops. Navy spouse and mother...

Tips and Tricks for Preparing Yourself for a Military Wedding

Any wedding will have a number of things that are downright memorable, and memorable things you wish you could forget. There are...

Your Questions Answered: Tricare and Birth Centers

This post is sponsored by Best Start Birth Center in San Diego, California. As new (or new...