Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Self-Care Is NOT Optional

As a military spouse, I am familiar with the stressors this life may bring. During the numerous separations my husband and I have encountered, there was always some stressor that took effect on my health and made the days extra difficult. The biggest stressor for me was parenting both my children who are at veryContinue Reading “Self-Care Is NOT Optional”

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?”

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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”

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5 Things That Make Military Families Wonderful

Sponsored Content by USAA Member Community By: Angela Caban Over the last 16 years, America has been keeping a close eye on military families. Anywhere from the media to military leaders, politicians, and even television specials. Our own lives have been dissected and studied closely in hopes of helping others understand just a bit aboutContinue Reading “5 Things That Make Military Families Wonderful”