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?”

Homefront

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”

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?”

Finance/Money

4th of July Fun on a Budget

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By: Angela Caban The 4th of July has always been a very special holiday for our household. We are celebrating the birth of our great nation, and as a military family, this has a significant meaning to us. But even though we like to imagine elaborate cookouts – perfectlyContinue Reading “4th of July Fun on a Budget”