It took me some time to transition into living as a military spouse, but like any meaningful change, I learned a lot. Hopefully it can help you as you familiarize yourself with military life, too.
It is important that all of us be prepared, whether it’s for the tropical storm headed our way or the volcano threatening to erupt or the mass protests on the streets that put our families at risk.
I distinctly remember the first time my now nine-year-old asked me about the “day the towers fell,” I braced myself for the questions that were coming. He didn’t have many for me because he had read a book at school that was perfectly suited to his age. I was a bit relieved because answering questions […]
The Sip by MilSpouseFest It's September! Yay!!! As we look ahead to the rest of 2020, it may seem like this year has been filled with too many twists and turns. None of us could have predicted everything that has happened. We all have had to pivot in many different ways. One of the biggest changes we […]
This article was originally posted at MilSpouse Conversations! It’s been 19 years since September 11 happened. The day of watching not one, but two planes collide into The World Trade Center in New York City. Another plane hit the Pentagon, and reports flooded in about a plane going down in a field in Pennsylvania. That […]
Shopping at the commissary is a rite of passage for every military spouse. Love it or hate it, we’ve all found ourselves navigating its aisles, learning the rules and regulations, and trying to figure out what to tip the bagger. 1. When you see how full the parking lot is. . . but you go […]