Deployment/PCS

Solo Parenting Your Way

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way. All opinions are entirely my own.   As a military spouse, independence is something that we are forced to learn without a choice early on in our relationship. Military life drops you into a whole new world, one where independence isContinue Reading “Solo Parenting Your Way”

Homefront National Guard/Reserve Political/News Veterans

Military Benefit Recommendations: What About the After?

Last week the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC) released their report, in which they listed their military benefit recommendations, on ways to improve various parts of military compensation and benefits. Some of these things might not necessarily be an improvement in everyone’s eyes but when you’re talking about cutting spending there’s usually aContinue Reading “Military Benefit Recommendations: What About the After?”

Mental Health/Wellness Military Kids/Special Needs

Anger to Advocacy: Military Kiddos with Autism

I’m sure you haven’t heard anything about the drastic policy change being put into affect in a couple weeks for military children with Autism. I’m lucky that I followed a link through AutismSpeaks that opened my eyes. I am a mother of a military child with Autism and I’m angry. These policy changes have beenContinue Reading “Anger to Advocacy: Military Kiddos with Autism”

Health/Beauty

February is American Heart Month

Wear red today Friday, Feb. 1 to raise awareness about women and heart disease! By Shari Lopatin   One out of every four women dies from heart disease in the U.S., according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. It’s the top killer of U.S. women and men. Heart disease begins with damage toContinue Reading “February is American Heart Month”