Deployment/PCS Homefront National Guard/Reserve

Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away

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 recent military separation from my Army National GuardContinue Reading “Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away”

Deployment/PCS Homefront

What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?

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-uniformed heroes. While we may not be rocking the spandex orContinue Reading “What Does Deployment Teach Us About Being Self-Reliant?”

Finance/Money

Military Discount Roundup: 18 Summer Saving Ideas

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban It’s the most wonderful time of the year, summer is here! I don’t know about you, but this time of year gets me excited for all the family fun to be had. We recently purchased our first home, which leaves us penny-pinching and scouring the internetContinue Reading “Military Discount Roundup: 18 Summer Saving Ideas”