Your Enneagram Type as a Military Spouse as Told in GIFs

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Personality tests of all types pepper the home pages of entertainment sites and are sure to get a few laughs--whether your spirit animal comparison...

12 Helpful Ways to Find Time for a Workout when the...

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Finding time for a workout can be a serious challenge, especially with babies, younger kids, or when older kids are home from school. That...

Staying Fit and Eating Clean During PCS Limbo

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Going through a permanent change of station (PCS) is a real pain. But it’s what military members and their families do. Most have gotten...

Ditch the Soda for These Supplements for Mental Clarity

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As we head straight to the New Year, many of us are exploring what we can do to help us create healthier bodies. Everywhere...

4 Ways to Crush Planning for the New Year

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New is often associated with a fresh start. A new year is the most common way we think about it, a new year with 12...

Yes, Eating Healthy During the Holiday Season is Possible

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The military loves a great get together and there’s no shortage of them during the holiday season. Although let’s face it, engaging in social...

Stress Management Tips: 6 Steps to Manage Stress in the Midst...

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Parents and military spouses live with a lot of stress. Every day stress management tips can help alleviate some of the stress that this...

10 Reasons to Run a Turkey Trot This Year

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Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is the best holiday for shamelessly filling yourself with layer upon layer of savory meals and satisfying sweets. What fewer...

6 Surprising Foods You Can Freeze

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Freezing full meals or ingredients gives you the flexibility to buy in bulk or save money when there’s a sale. Freezing comes in handy...

How to Care for the Caregiver: Tips from a Coastguardsman

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

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

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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...

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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...

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

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

7 Tips for Refocusing After Summer Break

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

How Often Do I Get a Pap Smear?

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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

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

7 Powerful Sleep Tips for a Good Night’s Rest

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

11 Nourishing Foods for Nursing Moms

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

3 Ways to Win the War Against Mosquito Bites

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You can hear them coming like Valkyrie riding on the wind, buzzing their mighty presence in your ear, and coming to take your life...

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

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You may have recently heard of the directive from several different military leaders that CBD oil like the ones from Diamond CBD isn't allowed...

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

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

So You Want to Be a Spartan?

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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

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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

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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...

When the Military Treatment Facility Wants You Back

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

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...

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...

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

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March 15th, 2019: This story will continue to be updated as it develops. Navy spouse and mother of one, Jena Cool, has never had...

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...

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...

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....

9 Ways to Help a Mom with Postpartum Depression

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Do you know a mother who recently had a baby? You’re probably over-the-moon excited for her and can’t wait to ogle over pictures or...

5 Things to Do With Your Pelvic Floor Exercises

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It is not uncommon to see memes or hear other moms talk about it. We joke that we pee our pants when we run....

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...

CBD For Pets: Why Pets Love CBD

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While the use of CBD-based products continues to grow and grow for humans, it's also growing in popularity for our pets. There's everything from...

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...