Navigating Motherhood in the Military

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own.   I left active duty and transitioned to the reserves for several reasons. I loved the Navy and knew I wasn’t ready to hang up my uniform for good. […]

Here are the 2018 locations for Operation Purple Camps

The National Military Family Association (NMFA) has announced the 2018 locations for their popular Operation Purple Camps. This free week of camp for military kids includes “trained counselors and camp staff experienced in helping children adapt and overcome the stressors of military life.” Dependents from all military branches are welcome Since 2004, NMFA estimates that […]

How kids are helping bridge the military-civilian divide

You don’t usually expect children to be the ones bridging the civilian-military divide, but kids are often the most impressionable, so why not teach them to appreciate the sacrifices of military families? More than a dozen civilian children recently threw a birthday party for 65 military kids whose parents are stationed around Northern Virginia. It […]