Homefront National Guard/Reserve

My Military and Civilian Communities

Sponsored content provided courtesy of USAA Community. My husband and I have the best of both worlds. We live surrounded by an incredible civilian community, but also have the love and support of our military family. As an Army National Guard family, it can be difficult to transition from one lifestyle to another, feeling as ifContinue Reading “My Military and Civilian Communities”

Deployment/PCS Homefront National Guard/Reserve

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”

Finance/Money Homefront

2018 Tax Guide for the Military Family

Get your documents together. It’s that time of year to get organized for filing your taxes. Whether you will owe Uncle Sam money or are expecting a tax refund in your account, service members and their families have access to tax filing resources that won’t cost a thing. 2018 Tax Guide for the Military FamilyContinue Reading “2018 Tax Guide for the Military Family”

Career/Education

4 Tips for Back to College Balance

Sponsored Content Courtesy of USAA Community By: Angela Caban As a military spouse and as someone who went back to school as a mom of young children, I know a thing or two about going back to school and juggling life. Military spouses may have just a little bit more on our plate; raising a family,Continue Reading “4 Tips for Back to College Balance”