It’s Military Saves Month

It's Military Saves Month

What was originally designated at Military Saves Week, has now transitioned into Military Saves Month. This is a time set aside to encourage military families to save, and also to teach them how to do so. This year the Military Saves campaign has designated themes for each week in April.  Week 1: Save Automatically Week […]

The Best MilSpouse Groups on Facebook

The Best MilSpouse Groups on Facebook

Where are you getting your best milspo advice on Facebook?  Time to face it, Facebook is where it’s at! Whether or not you have yet to join the cult-like platform, it opens a plethora of information to all interest groups. But for milspouses, it can connect you in ways that other corners of the internet […]

The Downside to Life as a Military Brat

The Downside to Life as a Military Brat

Editor’s Note: This article by Carla Olivo originally published on Task & Purpose. Life as a military child can be quite a unique experience. There are definitely some downsides and some very challenging moments. This article talks about the experiences of military brats in our military communities. “RESILIENT” “FLEXIBLE” “MATURE” Words often used to describe […]

Spending Valentine’s Day With Friends

Spending Valentine's Day With Friends

One thing I learned early with military life was there would be some holidays and special occasion days that I would spend alone due to the needs of the Navy. How do I get through? Find another spouse in the same boat. Yeah, I know that sounds cheesy coming from a Navy spouse. Valentine’s Day […]

Upgrade Your Military Home on a Budget

Upgrade Your Military Home on a Budget

Do you have tricks for updating your decor on a budget? With frequent moves, there’s no denying that you’ll live in multiple locations throughout your tenure as a milspouse. That means plenty of housing, including the good, the bad, and the ugly. While sometimes we have an option to deny that dated, mismatched home, sometimes […]