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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?”

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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?”

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5 Military Organizations That Actually Serve National Guard Families

When my husband joined the Air National Guard almost fifteen years ago, I had dreams of a community that would be there for me and ready-made friendships that could make life easier. Little did I know that deployments and TDY’s would be the easy part of my military journey. Turns out that community and supportContinue Reading “5 Military Organizations That Actually Serve National Guard Families”