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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”

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The Reenlistment Conundrum

There’s a time in every military career that inevitably comes around at least once. It is a time of life-altering decisions, a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. That time is the end of the active duty member’s enlistment. As their end of enlistment date approaches both they andContinue Reading “The Reenlistment Conundrum”

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10 Reasons I Love Valentine’s Day

I love Valentine’s Day, yes I’m one of those people. I love it and I’m not ashamed to love it. I love the pink and red flowers, frilly cards with hearts and drippy love poems, the romance and lovey-dovey of it all. I still loved it when my husband deployed on Valentine’s Day (yes, heContinue Reading “10 Reasons I Love Valentine’s Day”

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5 Ways to Love Yourself

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Who doesn’t want to be loved? The problem is, we forget to love ourselves. As a military spouse, being alone can be really difficult, and it happens more often than not throughout theContinue Reading “5 Ways to Love Yourself”