Deployment/PCS

What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban Maybe it’s the constant separation, the days on end alone, experiencing different parts of the country or even the world, or maybe it’s just a quality we develop after years of being with our service member. We, military spouses, are often viewed by society as non-uniformedContinue Reading “What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?”

Deployment/PCS Homefront

Parenting During Deployment: Doing What’s Right For You

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By Angela Caban As a military spouse, independence is something that we are forced to learn without a choice early on in our relationship. Military life drops you into a whole new world, one where independence is never the same as it once was. As we take onContinue Reading “Parenting During Deployment: Doing What’s Right For You”

Deployment/PCS Military Kids/Special Needs

Back to School in a New Town

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By Briana Hartzell Transitioning from summer’s long days and endless playing is hard enough — add in a new town and a new school, and it can be nerve-wracking! The first and most important step in preparing for a new school year in a new town is to communicateContinue Reading “Back to School in a New Town”

Deployment/PCS

Moving Home During Deployment: Is It Smart?

Sponsored Content Courtesy of MilTribe Blog By: Angela Caban As deployment day approached, I expected the usual questions; Where was he going? Would he be safe? How long would he be gone? However, among those questions of concern, I was surprised to be asked by friends, family and, even, strangers another question: Will you be movingContinue Reading “Moving Home During Deployment: Is It Smart?”