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Keeping a Military Marriage Strong Is Not Impossible

Marriage, in general, is tough. Throw in deployments, solo parenting, reintegration and you will quickly learn just how challenging military marriage can be. My husband and I have both learned this throughout 15 years of marriage. Learning to put your marriage first isn’t a difficult task, but one that comes with a lot of lessons,Continue Reading “Keeping a Military Marriage Strong Is Not Impossible”

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Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away

243 days 5,832 hours 350,633 minutes Any way you look at the above numbers, it can be a pretty frightening thought of having to solo parent for 8 months. Parenting with your spouse is daunting enough, but when doing it alone – the stakes are higher. A recent military separation from my Army National GuardContinue Reading “Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away”

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10 New Year Promises for the Military Spouse

The new year has begun, and with it comes reflection. It was challenging, wasn’t it? Scary sometimes and sad at others. As much as we loved, and hated, some moments of it, we wouldn’t change it for anything. In fact, we’ll happily do it again in 2020. I have some ideas on ways we canContinue Reading “10 New Year Promises for the Military Spouse”

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Simple Habits to Kick-Start a Healthier Lifestyle in 2020

Being a healthy individual who has a lean body, eats proper food and goes to the gym regularly is harder than most people realize – especially if you want to do these things right. A healthy lifestyle is almost forgotten in this day and age, and the majority of the population relies on fast food,Continue Reading “Simple Habits to Kick-Start a Healthier Lifestyle in 2020”