Separation, military spouse employment, children’s education, family building, and finances are some of the biggest issues currently affecting military families according to the latest Blue Star Families survey.
The life of a military spouse has its highs and lows. Separation from your spouse, moving and raising children alone are some of the most obvious challenges. Imagine facing those obstacles while experiencing racism at work and in your community. Chiara “CC” Thomas shares her story with MilSpouseFest, full of ups and downs, about how […]
Living throughout the world leads to many unique traditions, and military families know this better than most. Rather than the same-old holiday trends they knew as kids, they grew up to experience the world. This means learning how other cultures celebrate, collecting their goodies, and trying their seasonal holiday recipes. Best of all is that […]
With the holidays around the corner, it is imperative to help those in need. According to recent data from the Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey Comprehensive Report, some level of food insecurity was found in all enlisted ranks and is intensified in families with a spouse who needs or wants to work but […]
Moving to a new duty station comes with many challenges. From finding housing to learning where the best grocery store is located to connecting with others in a meaningful way, all of these and more make it difficult to PCS. However, it’s important not to overlook the ability to find a hobby or get involved […]