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Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away

Sponsored Content provided courtesy of USAA Member Community. 243 days 5,832 hours 350,633 minutes Any way you look at the above numbers, it can be a pretty frightening thought of having to solo parent for 8 months. Parenting with your spouse is daunting enough, but when doing it alone – the stakes are higher. A recentContinue Reading “Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away”

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Do You Need a Reminder? You Are Enough

The New Year usually brings with it a slew of resolutions. I will eat healthier. I will exercise more. I will spend less. I will be a better person. The list goes on, and on, and on. As we strive to become better versions of ourselves, and sadly sometimes fall short of who we thinkContinue Reading “Do You Need a Reminder? You Are Enough”

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Self-Care Is NOT Optional

As a military spouse, I am familiar with the stressors this life may bring. During the numerous separations my husband and I have encountered, there was always some stressor that took effect on my health and made the days extra difficult. The biggest stressor for me was parenting both my children who are at veryContinue Reading “Self-Care Is NOT Optional”

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10 Things That Happen When Your Best Friend Lives Far Away

Military spouses, we are pretty much used to the idea that we won’t ever live near our best friend, right? And when it comes to being apart – it’s the only long distance relationship we could possibly tolerate in our lives. Luckily, with modern technology at hand, it pretty much nullifies the whole out of sight outContinue Reading “10 Things That Happen When Your Best Friend Lives Far Away”