13 photos of what life is like for male military spouses

If submariners are the “Silent Service,” military husbands may be the “Invisible Spouses.” An overwhelming majority of military spouses are female– a solid 92 percent service-wide for active duty families, according to a 2017 study by the DoD.  Across branches, male spouses of Marines are the most difficult to find as they only total three […]

Here’s How to Help Your Kids Beat the Summer Slump

For many kids, summer means pools, unstructured time, and vacation. And forgetting. Some research points to a lost of an aggregate two to three years of reading level loss due to summer regression by the time a kid hits fifth grade. The loss is most pronounced in low-income students and owes to a variety of […]

How I Found My Tribe As a Military Spouse

Updated: February 26, 2019 – We have just kicked off our fourth year in Fort Benning, Georgia and are headed to Hawaii in May.  Check out our 2019 dates and locations here and reserve your seat.   When my spouse left for an unaccompanied yearlong tour, I was clueless. I was new to Army life. […]

How MilspouseFest Changed My Perspective

Updated: February 26, 2019 – We have just kicked off our fourth year in Fort Benning, Georgia and are headed to Hawaii in May.  Check out our 2019 dates and locations here and reserve your seat.   Being a military spouse is a singular existence: we are married to the one percent of Americans who […]