The Unknown Ghosts of New Bern, NC

The cooler weather, talks of Halloween, and historical places often lead to stories featuring ghosts. If you're stationed at Camp Lejeune, you're...

5 Tips to Create the Perfect Trunk-or-Treat for Under $15

As summer fades, the supermarket school supply shelves are just about dry from the back to school shopping raids. And BAM, pumpkin...

How to Update Your Wardrobe When You PCS to the Middle...

If your spouse just got orders to the Middle East, like Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, or the United Arab Emirates you...

How to Care for the Caregiver: Tips from a Coastguardsman

Cancer. One word from a doctor is all it took to thrust a hardworking Coast Guard pilot trying to finish flight school...

Don’t Forget Your Breasts: 6 Things to Know about Breast Exams

Raise your hand if you were able to use the restroom alone today. When was your last shower? Last sit-down meal? Anyone? As a mother, you have very little alone time. If you can’t go to the bathroom alone, you probably aren’t getting to your dentist or doctor as often as you should. While it seems physically and temporally impossible, taking care of yourself is imperative. When it comes to breast health, we have the intel for breast exams and mammograms.

The Benefits of Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K and...

This post is sponsored by iHerb. As the cold and flu season approaches, parents everywhere are beginning to...

16 Eco-Friendly Must-Haves to Get You Through the Rest of 2019

Whether you are going eco-friendly for the earth, for your family, or you are just hopping on the eco-train because your friends...

Let’s Talk About It: 5 Mental Health Resources on the Installation

In February 2019, the U.S. Army released information gathered by researchers from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America citing several factors...

8 Things to Do When You Feel Defeated

As a spouse, you experience many changes in the military life: permanent change of station (PCS), deployments, training separations, job changes for...

The 5 Best Shoes for Moms

As soon as their feet hit the floor each morning, moms are on the move. As we ready the family for the...

5 Things You Need to Know When Running with Dogs

When you're looking for motivation to get out there and log some miles, nothing beats heading out the door with your best...

4 Tips to Getting Dressed Every Day as a New Mom

As a new mom, I struggled a lot in the beginning to make time for myself. Getting dressed every day seems...

The Practical Home Cleaning Schedule

We completely understand. Cleaning is not your jam. You want to show up, get it done, and move onto something (anything) else. That is why you need a simple, easy-to-follow plan to accomplish your home cleaning without wasting a lick of time. If you can budget in just 15-20 minutes per day of focused work, by the end of the week you will achieve a completely cleaned home.

5 Best Shoe Brands for Little Kids

The cutest feet in your home are growing at an alarming rate! It won’t be long before you are at the store...

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...