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5 Things That Will Always Happen on Drill Weekend

  My husband has been in National Guard for almost two years now, and after active duty – I was ready for a little break from constant Army and felt like one weekend a month was manageable. As long as it was part-time Army life, I could handle it, right? Drill weekends happen once aContinue Reading “5 Things That Will Always Happen on Drill Weekend”

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One Stitch at a Time: How One Woman is Creating Comfort for Military Families

  Life attached to the military becomes engrained within each of us. Standing by someone who has put the uniform of the nation on shapes you. From the new places we call home to the strangers that become family, from the pride in belonging to such a community to the emptiness of missing someone –Continue Reading “One Stitch at a Time: How One Woman is Creating Comfort for Military Families”

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5 Ways to Love Yourself

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Who doesn’t want to be loved? The problem is, we forget to love ourselves. As a military spouse, being alone can be really difficult, and it happens more often than not throughout theContinue Reading “5 Ways to Love Yourself”

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Not Ready to Let Go of the Military? Consider This.

  Your ETS date is almost here. You still don’t know exactly what you are going to do with yourself after you get out. You have a job lined up, but you are not sure if it is going to be fulfilling enough. You are ready to get out of the military yet at theContinue Reading “Not Ready to Let Go of the Military? Consider This.”