How to Support Small Businesses During This Time

How to Support Small Businesses During This Time

You may be wondering how to support small businesses during this time of COVID-19. You may have your favorite local restaurant, hairstylist, barbershop, nail salon, etc. that you want to support. Or you may want to continue supporting your child’s daycare provider or private instructor. A few things you can do to support small businesses […]

7 Tips to Help Your Military Child Through a Deployment

6 Tips to Help Your Military Child Through a Deployment

Deployments affect everyone in the household – the service member and the family left behind. Deployments also affect everyone in the family differently.  It’s also important to remember that every family and individual responds to deployments differently. There’s really no right or wrong way. But, there is never anything wrong with having some tips to […]

How to Practice Self-Care While Inside Your Home

How to Practice Self-Care While Inside Your Home

As military spouses, we find ourselves dealing with PCS’s, deployments, TDYs, duty nights, being away from our family and friends, and so many other random situations. Practicing self-care is important for us. We’re holding down the homefront, and we need to ensure we are taken care of. When many hear “self-care,” they immediately think, “oh, […]

10 Things You Can Do While Waiting on a Delayed PCS

10 Things You Can Do While Waiting on a Delayed PCS

You received your orders and are ready to PCS. But, unexpectedly, you receive word that your move is delayed. Maybe you know for how long, or perhaps not.  Many military families are facing delays in their PCS as we are facing the COVID-19 pandemic. These families are in limbo. Some have already packed out, items […]

What Being Together Means to Me

What Being Together Means to Me

What does being together mean to me? Before MilSpouseFest, I only thought about it from the perspective of being married to my husband or hanging out with my family or friends.  After attending the kickoff event and hearing Corie, our keynote speaker in Texas, it got me thinking more about being together in a supportive […]