As a military spouse, you probably have friends all over the country, and even all over the world. People move away, you move away, and while it is always so hard to say goodbye, this type of lifestyle allows you to have friends in many different places. With May being Military Spouse Appreciation month, now […]
I have always been aware of the true meaning of Memorial Day. Sure, it marks the beginning of the summer season, but also, so much more. Once I became a military spouse, and then my husband left for his first deployment, Memorial Day became even more. As military spouses, most of us know someone whose […]
My son was diagnosed with Autism when he was 5, he is now 13. We have been on a long journey with him, making sure he has what he needs, and making sure we can help him get to where he needs to go. It hasn’t always been easy, and we have made plenty of […]
My husband and I were in the doctor’s office. I knew what the doctor was going to say. In the three months we had spent taking tests, asking questions, and talking to the doctor, I had been doing my own research. I was confident that my son had Asperger’s.
In 2020, Easter will have to look a little different around the world. However, in normal years, if you are stationed OCONUS, you get to take part in different traditions from the country you are stationed in. Here are some of the ways military families will celebrate Easter around the world: England Easter is an […]
The world is on a bit of a lockdown right now. We are supposed to stay at home as much as possible. And this applies to pretty much anyone unless they have an essential job. And even then, during their time off, they should be at home too. As I scroll through my social media, […]
As military spouses, we are used to being away from family. We spent four years overseas in Germany while most of the rest of our family was all the way in California. We, as military families, find ways to stay in touch. We have to. With Covid-19, everyone is being asked to stay home, unless […]
During all my years of being a military spouse, one of the things that has gotten me through the ups and the downs, are my military spouse friendships. The other women I have met that have helped me through whatever challenges have come my way. From an extended deployment to being a brand new military […]