It happened again. You made a new milspo bestie and it’s time for them to PCS. Usually this happens right about the time you get comfortable and become good friends. Ugh. Sure, you knew it was coming. You hoped it might change, but still the orders came through. Being prepared, however, doesn’t mean it’s an […]
You’re staying home, we’re staying home — everyone’s doing it. Even as states begin to relax laws about sheltering in place, we’ve not yet returned to our normal lives of remaining out and about. That, of course, means more time at home … and likely more time on our hands for projects. Making time for […]
Who do you lean on when moving somewhere new? From the start of your very first PCS, it can become clear that living far away from family and lifelong friends brings many challenges. Sure, you can get homesick, frustrated by not knowing where you’re driving or how to easily find hotspots around town. But being […]
How do you cook when your military member is away? There are spouses who stick to sandwiches and frozen pizza, then there are stress bakers who bust out elaborate recipes on the regular. We like to think that the majority of the population is somewhere in-between, if not leaning toward the former. No matter your […]
It’s wild times we’re living in. And if you weren’t a germaphobe before COVID-19 took the world by storm, you likely are now. Germs are spreading quickly among us, and remaining diligent is one of the best ways to keep from spreading it even further, including into your own home. All across the country, folks […]
Where are you getting your best milspo advice on Facebook? Time to face it, Facebook is where it’s at! Whether or not you have yet to join the cult-like platform, it opens a plethora of information to all interest groups. But for milspouses, it can connect you in ways that other corners of the internet […]
What’s the hardest thing you’ve gone through as a milspo? Deployment? Dropping all you know and moving with a few weeks’ notice? PTSD? Stigma and stereotypes pushed onto you from others? These and more are hardships you will experience as a military spouse. And no, they aren’t isolated incidents; they’re ongoing and repetitive. Sigh. That’s […]
It’s getting to be that time of year where we are over the cold and the rain and ready for some nice days already! Whether you’ve gotten a tease of the good stuff or are still stuck in a never-ending list of mush and yuck, we feel you.