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Why National Guard Spouses Need This Survey More Than Ever

I consider myself a very lucky military spouse. My husband and I have the best of both worlds surrounded by an incredible civilian community, but also the love and support of our military family. We are an Army National Guard family, and while this is just one of the many reasons why we are lucky,Continue Reading “Why National Guard Spouses Need This Survey More Than Ever”

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Lend Your Voice: Why Taking This Survey Actually Matters

Chances are you have been asked to take a survey or two. You may even roll your eyes when another request comes your way. But, we are going to toss a survey link your way because this one is different. Hear us out. Blue Star Families – a national, nonprofit network of military spouses, children,Continue Reading “Lend Your Voice: Why Taking This Survey Actually Matters”

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Preventing the Summer Slide: 5 Ways to Keep Kids Learning This Summer

  Guest Post By: Tricia Ross School is almost over, but that doesn’t mean the learning can stop. Summer vacation is quickly approaching and shutting off those alarm clocks comes with the temptation to put education on hold to just have fun. According to the Department of Education, “on average students lose the equivalent ofContinue Reading “Preventing the Summer Slide: 5 Ways to Keep Kids Learning This Summer”

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Enjoy 2000 Plus Museums for Free this Summer!

Last week my parents were in town.  The weather here in Norfolk has finally started to warm up. I think Mother Nature skipped spring and went straight for summer. Since it was 80 plus degrees and humid most days they were here we decided to spend one afternoon at the Hermitage Museum, for free! That’sContinue Reading “Enjoy 2000 Plus Museums for Free this Summer!”