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Back to School in a New Town

Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By Briana Hartzell Transitioning from summer’s long days and endless playing is hard enough — add in a new town and a new school, and it can be nerve-wracking! The first and most important step in preparing for a new school year in a new town is to communicateContinue Reading “Back to School in a New Town”

Finance/Money

4th of July Fun on a Budget

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Member Community By: Angela Caban The 4th of July has always been a very special holiday for our household. We are celebrating the birth of our great nation, and as a military family, this has a significant meaning to us. But even though we like to imagine elaborate cookouts – perfectlyContinue Reading “4th of July Fun on a Budget”

Deployment/PCS

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?”

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3 Things That Happen When You Have Spring Fever

Goodbye winter, don’t let the door hit you on the way out! Winter days can be agonizing for many of us who live through those three long months on the east coast. March is almost here and it is now starting to get warmer, the sun shines and there is a change in the wayContinue Reading “3 Things That Happen When You Have Spring Fever”