Today is PTSD Awareness Day

Today is PTSD Awareness Day and this Military Family Resource Can Help You By Christine Leccese, MPH Friday, June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. What better way to recognize this day than to see if you or someone you love has symptoms of posttraumatic stress? Service members, veterans, and their families can take a free […]

Love is in the Air (filter)

Show your home some love this summer season by completing a few essential home maintenance tasks. Trust me; your home will thank you. Start by changing your heating and air conditioner (HVAC) air filter. This is a task I admittedly NEVER remember to do. The general recommendation is to change them every 90 days. You […]

Financial Resources

Learn about financial management resources available to military service members and their families. Also find out about organizations offering financial assistance to military families and veterans, charities supporting military causes, and see great tools to help with buying or selling a home.

Jen’s Top Ten Tips for PCSing

PCS= Permanent Change of Station, aka ‘Pretty Crappy Situation’ Civilian translation = moving Never count on a certain date for moving until you have “written’s” (written orders) and even then don’t count on it 100% Never, ever buy a house before you have “written’s” – or you may now own a house in California and […]

Best Gifts for Military Dads

Thank you to our guest blogger, Tiffany Silverberg for this great blog! First, they are often deployed, in small rooms shared with other dads, or travel a lot and really don’t have room for more “stuff.” When they aren’t deployed, time is stretched to its maximum between work, home, sometimes school, or other “extras.” You […]

5 Tips for Finding a Great Rental Home


  ‎06-02-2014 07:00 AM   Copy provided courtesy of USAA. The recent price upswing in the housing market is causing some Americans to put the dream of homeownership on hold. And according to the professionals, that’s not necessarily a bad decision. Walter Molony of the National Association of Realtors says that sometimes renting makes good […]

Father’s Day In A Box

Thank you to our guest blogger, Bobbi Pack, from! Father’s Day is a wonderful day that is filled with family and friends coming together to BBQ, play games and have some fun.  But, when daddy is deployed this holiday is hard on everyone, and due to the fact my husband has been deployed several […]

10 Dignified Father’s Day Gifts Under $10

Meaningful, inexpensive (and last-minute!) gifts for Dad. Father’s Day is June 14th and if you’re like me, you’ve had the date penciled on your mental calendar only for May to flip to June and you’re suddenly left feeling panicked because you haven’t yet planned a gift for that special father in your life. Children’s artwork […]