When Americans think of “the Fighting Irish,” they may picture the football team of Notre Dame. However, there have been thousands of Irish and Irish American troops who fought for America in various wars. Approximately two-thirds of America’s Medal of Honor recipients have been Irish—more than twice as many recipients of any other ethnic group. […]
Is your part of the country buried in snow? Or are you already enjoying flowers? Either way, it is time to think about spring break and summer vacation. Most military families don’t have a huge budget for vacations, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Whether you choose to do a “staycation” by exploring […]
“Let’s see who your real friends are,” the speaker said. I recently attended MilspouseFest in San Diego. This is a free, one-day event for military spouses where they can relax, meet new people, learn about military life, and win cool prizes. It is held at locations across the country close to major military bases. During […]
This content is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop As parents everywhere are planning their holiday gift-giving, they must go through the frustrating process of matching their dreams to their budget. Every parent wants to give their kid fun things. We love to see our children’s huge smiles and the way their eyes light up when […]
Sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop | Any trip with kids requires a certain level of logistical planning: you need to consider snack and napping schedules and remember how long it has been since each child used the bathroom or had a diaper change.
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Military life is full of unpredictable schedules and last-minute changes. This is true even when military spouses are trying to plan a baby’s birth. Babies notoriously have no respect for their own due date. They can come two weeks late or over a month early. Service members […]
This post is sponsored by The Breastfeeding Shop. Before our first PCS move, I did everything wrong. I had recently discovered the local yard sale/resale page, and as a thrifty cheapskate, I was completely hooked. There were so many great deals on everything we needed as newlyweds moving into an empty house. But I was […]
Hey, military spouse — do you ever feel like your time is taken for granted? When you volunteer on base or spend hours waiting at the base pharmacy, is your time worth anything? Yes, I think it is. I also think undervaluing your time as a military spouse has a negative effect on all of us. Here’s […]