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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 2018. I have some ideas on ways we canContinue Reading “10 New Year Promises for the Military Spouse”

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Traveling With Kids During the Holidays = Not Fun

Most of us, if not all of us in the military, have lived away from family during the holiday seasons. We have all experienced the guilt of not being able to make it for the holidays or not being able to see everyone. We have all felt the anguish when our loved one missed aContinue Reading “Traveling With Kids During the Holidays = Not Fun”

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When Breaking Tradition Becomes Tradition

I am a holiday junkie. There I said it. I love this time of year and everything about it. The decorations, music, food, all of it. Thanksgiving is one of my favorites as I have always loved having family around, everyone helping in the kitchen, all the food smelling up the house. While football is beingContinue Reading “When Breaking Tradition Becomes Tradition”

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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?”