Tips for surviving post-PCS with kids by a busy military spouse and mother of two young children.
All homebuyers have their must-have lists when looking for their perfect home, such as an open floor plan or a spacious master bathroom. But pet owners also need to consider their creatures’ needs when looking for a house. Luckily, more and more builders are taking four-legged companions into account in new construction and neighborhoods. Pet […]
In early October of 2013, I steped off a plane into the sticky heat of Atlanta, GA. I hadn’t seen my husband, Kyle, in almost three months, and I was overjoyed with the thought of our distance coming to a close. We were so new to the military life and just knowing that we were […]
It’s an exciting moment, walking into your brand-new home after it’s finally completed. But don’t let the excitement distract you from the importance of this final walk-through with the builder a few days before closing on a home. This is your chance to inspect the home, learn about the mechanics and systems, and note any […]
Receiving the news that you and your family are moving to South Korea may not be expected. If you’re like me, you may have cried at the news or even cursed the heavens for this “roadblock” in your projected life path. As someone who has lived in South Korea as a non-command sponsored spouse, I […]
As many military families begin hunkering down (and cleaning out) for this year’s PCS, Babies”R”Us and Toys”R”Us might have a solution for some of those children’s items that are tough to take a long (and leave behind). The two companies’ Greater Trade-In event will start on February 11 for loyalty members and February 16 for […]
Presented by Extended Stay America You’ve just received your permanent change of station orders and they say to pack up your entire life and move to the other side of the country. Your heart begins to race, your palms get sweaty, and you immediately begin to stress as you think about all the things you’ll […]
For military families who PCS, it makes sense to continue owning a home when you leave a duty station … as long as you can find renters who will cover your mortgage. When a rental property is managed correctly, it allows the owners to break even or make a profit on home expenses. This allows them […]