“What if we were stationed in an anti-choice state?”
Deployment and Parenting
Pets for Patriots brings veterans and shelter animals together
Beth Zimmerman spent years working in architecture and as what she calls a “solopreneur.” However, with a drive to help veterans and service members and a passion for pets, Zimmerman started her nonprofit organization to help bring our nation’s heroes and shelter pets together for companionship.
A Conversation about Mental Health with The Barry Robinson Center
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. MilSpouseFest had a candid conversation with Lisa Howard, military spouse, mom, and mental health professional, about the journey of getting care for yourself or your children suffering from mental health issues.
The military-friendly diaper bag that’s changing parenting stereotypes
When looking at diaper bags, there are many options available with different styles, functionality, and reliability. However, many bags appeal to only one audience: new moms. One company is on a mission to shake up the baby product industry.
The Life of a Military Child Post-pandemic
High school is supposed to be the best time of your life—limited responsibility, lots of learning, friends, and reaching many milestones. Unfortunately, military children have had these experiences stripped away because of the combination of the pandemic and frequent moves between duty stations
There’s a problem with child care for military children
The 2021 Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey results were released to the public in March, and it tells us what we already know about the many challenges facing military families and child care.
What We Already Know is Official
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.
5 Lies About Having a Baby Overseas (and the Truths Behind Them)
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!