How to Connect to Your Duty Station

How to Connect to Your Duty Station

How long have you lived at your current installation?Long enough to know what’s going on? I’m always surprised with all of the activities and events available on our installations, and how many people don’t know about them. One easy way to start getting information is to “like” your local installation’s Facebook page. The Public Affairs […]

Comfortable Being Alone

Comfortable Being Alone

Do you often find yourself alone? In this military lifestyle, it sometimes feels like we are left on our own more often than we are actually with our spouses. It can be tough to deal with. We miss them. We are left to handle the realities of day to day life all on our own. […]

Bedtime Routines As An Adult

Bedtime Routines As An Adult

Do you have a bedtime routine? I know many parents have one for their kids, but what about your bedtime routine as an adult?   Hubby and I have a set bedtime and bedtime routine.   I head up to the room around 8:15/8:30 p.m. every night after repeating myself, reminding the kids of their chores and […]

Purge Before a PCS

Purge Before a PCS

How does it make you feel when you have to purge before a PCS? It’s everyone’s dream to have an easy, mess-free PCS … yet we all know that’s rarely the case. Items are lost or broken, dates never match up to when movers are supposed to arise, there’s a delay in getting your new […]

Have You Been Talked Down to As a Milspo?

Have You Been Talked Down to As a Milspo?

What’s your worst “dependa” moment? Common general stereotype: military wives are dependant, out for discounts, and young/educated. No, not everyone sees us that way, but it’s a mindset that lives deep, whether or not others realize it. It causes off-handed comments, glares, and an overall attitude of “This military discount isn’t for you.” My worst […]