Even though we were stationed in a foreign country, adding another child to our family went more smoothly than expected. I am so thankful for the military families who helped make it possible!
You Should Know These 13 Things About Geo-Baching
Originally posted on October 30, 2020. Written by Lizann Lightfoot. Edited for updated content by Mary Lane Montoya on March 14, 2022. Military spouses spend lots of time separated from each other because of deployments, training, and schools. Why would a military spouse ever volunteer to stay behind and remain separated from their service member […]
Spouses React to Russian-Ukrainian Conflict
Violence, desperation, and chaos have consumed the region as the Russia-Ukraine war is nearing the two-week mark. Military spouses are watching, waiting and most of all, worrying.
Taking Ownership of “Dependa”
Ashley’s advice for all military spouses is try and find humor in everything.
Divorce in the Military
The harsh reality is, a military marriage doesn’t always end happily ever after.
The struggles of Military Spouses of color
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 […]
PCS and Theft: How movers ripped off my Ring
Violated. That’s the word that comes to mind when I think about my engagement ring in the hands of a criminal on our moving crew. Or on display at a slimy pawn shop somewhere. The ring was a symbol of love and loyalty. There was a time I could gaze into the shiny little diamonds […]
MilSpouseFest announces 2022 Events Season
While military spouses span six different service branches, there are few opportunities for all spouses to come together in one place. Enter MilSpouseFest. MilSpouseFest’s new event season emphasizes on uniting together to create change and ignite passions– hence the theme Unite and Ignite. Presented by USAA, MilSpouseFest is hosting a comprehensive, year-long program that combines […]