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Cleanliness… in My House?

By Vicki DeLuzio Guest Blogger Feeling scattered? Messy? Out of control? Welcome to Vicki DeLuzio’s house. Our Surprise, AZ, Mom guest blogger is back to share her tales of woe when it comes to keeping her house and family spotless. Or… maybe not spotless. Get her perspective on the issue below. My house isn’t as clean as […]

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Listen: “Interlude” by London Grammar

Missing someone you care about? Need a good night’s sleep? Just want to slow down life for a while? London Grammar’s peaceful song, Interlude, will do the trick. Its dreamy, hypnotic melody and poignant lyrics are simple and sweet, and well worth a listen. On repeat. This young British trio consists of Hanna Reid, Dan Rothman and […]

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Military Tribute in Song: “Deployed Again”

In celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 12, 2017, songwriter Jerry Harrison (Ret. Army Major General) has shared his tribute song, “Deployed Again”, with us. He dedicates it to all military families. Here is what he shared with us about how the song came to be: I recently wrote a song “Deployed Again” as a tribute […]

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RECIPE: Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Hummus

Inviting friends over for… anything… soon? (For Mother’s Day, perhaps?) That’s a good enough reason as any to try this fresh homemade hummus recipe, from Southern Living. But you don’t need to wait for an excuse to throw a party to test this recipe. It also looks like something you could whip up on a Sunday morning […]

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Listen: “Impossible” by James Arthur

Heartbreak and tough times come to us all. Thankfully, music can help turn the tide of emotion from loss to acceptance, especially when the words and melody match the mood and depth of despair you’re feeling. Granted, it’s not a good idea to stay in that place for too long, but sometimes you just need […]

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3 Ways to Get Kids to Skip the Junk Food

Another holiday, another chance to increase your sugar intake. Ugh. Is unhealthy food really a necessity to lure kids into participating in the activities that come their way? Sometimes you might think that, given the snacks that appear at such events. No matter if you’re a MilSpouse trying to raise a happy and healthy military […]

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Can’t Sleep? Blame Your Dinner

Whether you doze off easily only to awaken in the middle of the night and remain restless… or you can’t sleep at all right from the start, the inability to get a good night’s sleep can affect the outcome of your entire day. As a MilSpouse, you can hardly afford that — you’ve got a […]

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The SpouseLink Retreat: What’s it all about?

5TH ANNUAL SPOUSELINK RETREAT Let’s get to know each other in  Palm Springs, California May 16-18, 2017 We are looking to bring 5 MilSpouses with us to attend the Retreat as SpouseLink Ambassador Candidates, based on all inquiries received. Please send us your bio BY NOON, MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017, for your chance to join us! Who […]

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Empowering Kids with Freedom at the Park

By Vicki DeLuzio SpouseLink Guest Blogger Have you thought about how you are empowering kids? The park is my kids’ “free area”… within limits, of course. My kids have a lot of freedoms that their peers do not have — our schedule is usually pretty flexible and they have a lot of play time. Since we homeschool, […]

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2 Tips for Tackling Tough Topics with Kids

It goes without saying, raising kids in a military family has unique challenges. If you are a homeschooler, you face a few more challenges, as well… because even more of the information your kids gather and interpret and have questions about likely comes during their time spent with you. SpouseLink guest blogger Vicki DeLuzio noticed in her […]

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