The Ultimate Military Ball Dress Look Book for 2018

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One of the best perks of being a military spouse is the time-honored tradition of attending a military ball. Getting all gussied up with...

25 Creative Gifts for Extended Family that Fit in the Budget

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There are few perks to living far away from any close family, but alas, it’s an occupational hazard of being a military family to...

When They Leave You: Saying Goodbye to Military Friends

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Saying goodbye to military friends may come with the territory, but that doesn't mean we're prepared for every scenario. Sometimes, we are on the...

Best Gifts for Kids in Military Families

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Finding the best gifts for kids in military families can be a challenging process because so many kids have their military mamas or daddies...

Your Questions Answered: Tricare and Birth Centers

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This post is sponsored by Best Start Birth Center in San Diego, California. As new (or new again) moms begin to navigate their options...

What’s the Difference Between Tricare Plans

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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...

The Unknown Ghosts of New Bern, NC

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

Best Gifts for Military Girls

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'Tis the season for sure and you don't know what to get for your favorite military girl. Whether your best friend, your sister, your...

Top Father’s Day Gifts for Military Dads

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

23 Valentine’s Day Gifts Military Guys and Girls Will Love

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Valentine's Day is coming up fast. We know your tough guys and girls are probably telling you not to get them anything, but we...

Gifts Military Spouses Will Love

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It's that time of year again! The holidays are coming up, and fast. That means it's time to start getting those gifts purchased and...

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

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This post is sponsored by iHerb. As the cold and flu season approaches, parents everywhere are beginning to stock up on vitamins and minerals for...

13 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

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Valentine's Day is quickly approaching — we can tell because we're almost out of Christmas candy. Our military kids are tough and resilient, and...

11 Military Ball Gowns We Love from Lulus

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It's military ball season and that means one thing for military spouses all over the country: it's time for a new military ball gown....

4 Things to Know About Having a Baby in Germany

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I remember the day we got orders to Germany like it was yesterday. We were so excited, ready to continue our married adventure in...

6 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Inadequate

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Would you ever tell your best friend she’s not good enough? Would you tell her that she isn’t stacking up to other women on...

Amazing Gift Ideas for Military Spouse Appreciation Day

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

Ditch the 800mg Ibuprofen for Something More Natural- CBD Oil for...

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There is a running joke in the military that a military doctors way of treating any sort of ailment for the service member is...

The Ultimate List of Cool Gifts for Military Guys this Holiday...

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The men in our life hold a special place in our hearts. Fathers, brothers, husbands, and sons, we've got several men on our list....

To the Bonus Dads on Father’s Day

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

When I Knew it was Postpartum Depression and I Needed Help

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The following article, while honest and important, may be a trigger for those with postpartum depression or who are sensitive to mental illness. Postpartum Depression...

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

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

Yoga Nidra Changed My Life

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

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Active Duty Moms

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

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

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Update 5/21/2019 A suit filed against the U.S. by former Coast Guard officer Walter Daniel after the death of his wife, a Navy Lieutenant, at Naval...

5 Best Shoe Brands for Little Kids

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

Moms Working Out Together: Sweat Like a Mother

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Lunges and pushups and burpees, oh my! Stroller Strong Moms is a fitness program like no other. And it’s changing the way moms workout....

4 Simple Looks for the Busy Military Spouse and Mom

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

The 5 Best Shoes for Moms

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

Shop Local for Ball Gowns: Featuring Maggie’s Boutique on MCAS Iwakuni

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Shopping for a ball gown OCONUS has an added element of suspense. Will it arrive in time? Will it fit, or am I going...

Creative Gift Ideas for Stocking Stuffers

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Finding the perfect gift for someone takes a huge weight off of your mind. Especially if you can do it early in the shopping...

Our Top Picks for The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift

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

3 Comfortable Patriotic Apparel Looks for Badass Military Women

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

Our Favorite Want, Need, Share, Read, Wear Christmas List for Kids...

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What's on your kid's Christmas list this year? If you're anything like us, you handed them the catalogs from big box stores and online...

Meaningful Father’s Day Gifts that Come from the Heart

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

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

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