Deployment. It’s a complex subject for us military spouses and equally sensitive for our children. So for April, the Month of the Military Child, MilSpouseFest spoke to an active duty Army family about how their children cope with deployment.
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.
Deployments and the Military Family
Updated to reflect current events on July 20, 2022 As a military family, deployments are not far from your mind and far from the ideal family environment. Your thoughts will race and a wide range of emotions will take over when duty calls upon the service member, but what happens next? Plan out the important […]
5 Ways to Say “I Love You” During Deployment
Five ways to keep your relationship alive during deployment
10 Ways to Make Long Distance Relationships Easier
There are ways to make the distance seem just a little shorter and make the time apart feel just a little easier.
Is There Such a Thing As Too Much Communication During Deployment?
Only one month into our previous deployment, my husband’s ship spent a few days in port. Everyone reveled in the availability of wi-fi for Skype, Facetime, sending photos, and ordering flowers. For a few days, we stayed home and spent hours each day on video calls. The kids and I watched and waved to my […]
7 Ways to Keep in Touch After a PCS
We’re busy. Life moves on. People fall in and out of your life. You fall in and out of people’s lives. But if it’s important to you to keep in touch, there are so many tools at your fingertips to make it happen.
These Overlooked Basics Can Make Deployment Easier for Milspouses
Deployment is hard on a military family. It doesn’t matter how many kids you have or how many hours you work each week, every spouse carries the burden of stress and single-handedly taking care of every family issue that occurs during deployment. Thankfully, a military spouse doesn’t have to do it alone. There are many services […]