Ashley’s advice for all military spouses is try and find humor in everything.
(Photo: US Air Force, Airman Rhett Isbell) You know that moment during deployment where it feels like you just can’t make it another second? Maybe it’s because life sucker-punched you right when there was a comm blackout. Maybe it’s because it’s really hard to solo-parent. Maybe it’s another reason that makes deployment hard. Or maybe […]
Halloween is just around the corner, which means that tricks, treats, and horror are just a part of life–especially if you live with someone who loves the holiday. But milspouse life can offer its own (silly) scares, even when it’s not October. Here are a few scenarios that just might shoot a chill down your […]
The more things change. . . the more things stay the same. It doesn’t matter what base you’re at, what country you’re in, or which branch you’re affiliated with, chances are you’ve met these kinds of military spouses, and your life has been made better for it: 1. The Up For Anything Spouse via GIPHYJust […]
Shopping at the commissary is a rite of passage for every military spouse. Love it or hate it, we’ve all found ourselves navigating its aisles, learning the rules and regulations, and trying to figure out what to tip the bagger. 1. When you see how full the parking lot is. . . but you go […]
It can be hard to be stationed somewhere that doesn’t “have” the seasons the way you expect them. Whether it’s living somewhere that seems to have winter eight months out of the year or being on a tropical island that has eternal summer, it can be a little tough–especially when you want to get into […]
From staying in touch with friends and family to working remotely, military life has changed for the better with the onset of the internet age. But things can get a little wonky when it comes to social media, and especially when it comes to military spouse Facebook groups. We’ve all seen it happen–a question posted […]
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