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?”

Deployment/PCS Homefront Military Kids/Special Needs

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”

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”