Getting creative with “I Love You” can help you bring a fresh connection between the two of you. It can remind you of your commitment, and show hubs that he still has a place in your life while he’s across the ocean.
Your spouse just left for yet another deployment, and you are overwhelmed with everything you will have to do to keep your house and family running while they are gone. It’s time to give yourself a break. Here are six things you shouldn’t feel guilty about paying for during a deployment:
Military spouses hear it all the time: “The best way to get through a deployment is by staying busy.” “If you are feeling sad during deployment, just keep yourself busy and distracted.” Maybe you have even given this advice before, in an effort to encourage another military spouse who was struggling during a tough time. […]
From babysitting to having a listening ear, the support of other military spouses during a deployment is a must. We are all going through this together, and we are the only ones that truly understand how difficult a deployment can be. Here’s how to be a real friend during deployment: Be available Being available for […]
Your spouse is deployed, and you are left alone with your three children. Cooking has never been a favorite of yours, but when your spouse is there, you can share the duties. But right now, your spouse is gone, and you’re responsible for all of the meals. Ordering pizza and chicken nuggets is getting old, and you […]
(Photo: US Marines, Lance Cpl. Zachary Ford) Homecoming, the day your spouse comes home from deployment, the day you have been waiting for, is finally here. You are nervous, excited, and a little worried about making a homecoming mistake. Here are some to be aware of and to help you plan your homecoming day. 1. Posting […]
The doorbell rang. A heavy burden instantly lifted from my shoulders. It had been an astronomically rough day. My kids were fighting. I felt overloaded with housework. It had been a while since I’d heard from my husband, and the vacuum quit working. I couldn’t figure out what happened. Why is it that things always […]