Experience a faraway location adventurous dreams are made of!
See what was discussed at this year’s event.
Ready for the next big thing to come along? Are you sure?
Have you lived through a PCS horror story? Time to tell the tale…
Yes, you can have the career you really want as a MilSpouse.
Close your eyes. Open your imagination. Prepare yourself to take in the heavy aroma of spice filling the air. Visualize ornate temples and jungles as far as the eye can see. Hear the occasional screech of a monkey. Then imagine the lush, fragrant scene surrounded by beautiful breezy beaches. In reality, you may be dreaming […]
The American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA) recently hosted the 6th Annual Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Mobile Service Officers (MSO) event at its Reston, Virginia campus. The organization provided not only the event location but also the space for the DAV to counsel veterans in attendance through their VA claims. AAFMAA also provided a series of […]
Life changes are inevitable. Preparing for them is a necessity… but where do you begin? Even when you are expecting a change — such as transitioning out of the military — dealing with it can be a daunting task, especially when your household’s finances are involved. When is the last time you reviewed your 401(k) or TSP? What about […]
Have a few hours of the day that you’d like to keep your younger kids’ hands busy? No worries — just get them started on a craft project… or two… or three. Guest blogger Vicki DeLuzio shares her top 6 crafting ideas, tips and tricks below. They’re something every Military Mom will be able to […]
PCSgrades’ Rebecca Alwine shares information about the company’s services and ability to help Military Families that are about to PCS, or that just made a very difficult move, thanks to an undesirable moving company. We’re happy to share the company’s advice and options for recourse — or at least getting the word out to other MilFams — […]
As summer winds down, school bells are ringing, garden plants are fading, pools are closing, military families are settling into a new PCS location (or grateful they didn’t have to move this year), football fans are looking forward to Sunday nights, crafters are thinking ahead to Halloween, shops are selling cozy fall fashions, skies are looking gray and […]
The idea of “having it all” as a Military Spouse can seem impractical when what you want is to enjoy being part of the workforce with a career that matches your talents, skills and experience… and, in reality, you are packing up your family and moving every couple of years — the same family you […]
A new school year always bring many changes. Not only are the seasons changing, but your kids have gotten a little bigger and need a new wardrobe. Class subject have gotten more intense requiring more homework and different school supplies. There may also be new teachers at the school, new kids, and involvement in a […]
Living the MilSpouse life means things aren’t always going to go as “planned”. There’s the adventure and challenge of moving to new locations, for sure… but there’s also the juggling act of caring for young kids without other family members around… enrolling older kids in a variety of school systems over the years… and trying […]
Looking to take a family trip somewhere meaningful this summer, where you can view some of our nation’s history and natural beauty? Guest blogger and experienced traveler Caro Karlsson recently spent a weekend roaming around Gettysburg, PA. She shared her travel memories with us and offered a few insights for making the most of a weekend excursion there. Here’s what […]
Summer days filled with fun in the sun have arrived… but they can be overshadowed if you don’t keep pool safety top of mind. In fact, any water source can be dangerous and deadly, even if you turn your back or look away for just a few seconds. So if your Military Family likes to spend time in the […]
Looking for something fun and different to do with the kids this summer? Does your Military Family need to find a place for your kids to romp that they’ll actually think is cool? Whether you live in the Phoenix Valley area or if you’re curious about taking a vacation there, former-Military mom blogger Vicki DeLuzio […]