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Concrete Countdowns for Kids

It goes without saying that kids have a rough time during deployments. Having a concrete way to measure...

By Carolyn / August 19, 2014

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Will Deployment Break You?

Some couples go through a deployment and make it. Others choose to go in different directions. The choice...

By Belisa / August 19, 2014

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YMCA Military Outreach - Free Memberships

If you don’t live near a military base during deployment – or are stationed far away from one – you could...

By Belisa / August 16, 2014


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8 Steps to Healthier Skin

Over my husband’s last deployment, my skin went a little haywire on me. I’ve never had a flawless...

By Ashley / August 13, 2014

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I Never Thought I Would Wish for a Deployment, Again....

When my husband and I made the decision to leave the SEAL teams at 16 1/2 years, we never looked back....

By Belisa / August 12, 2014

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Starting Your Own Business - First Steps

Many military wives work or have their own business in order to help support their families. One of the benefits...

By Carolyn / August 9, 2014


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While We Try to Teach Our Children All About Life, Our Children Teach Us What Life is All About

When talking about your children, you often find yourself saying, "They grow up fast," but I don't think...

By Danielle / August 7, 2014

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What To Do When Your New Duty Station Is Not So Nice

My family and I have recently relocated to a new duty station, upon receiving orders for a PCS (Permanent...

By Danielle / August 2, 2014

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Sexy Photos to Military Spouse Sinful?

Recently, I was browsing through a message board, where readers were discussing the great wife porn debate....

By Ashley / July 30, 2014


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Tips for Dealing with TriCare

As a newly married military wife, I had no idea how insurance worked at all. I ploughed into the insurance...

By Carolyn / July 28, 2014

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Paleo Freezer Meals

Between work, school, and kids' activities, it isn't always easy to make a balanced healthy dinner every...

By Belisa / July 26, 2014

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Make Your Own Granola Bars!

Budgeting for groceries is probably one of everyone's least favorite things to do, especially when you have...

By Carolyn / July 24, 2014


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Separation Doesn’t Always Mean Deployment

When most people think about Army life, or military life in general, they immediately think of the deployments....

By Ashley / July 22, 2014

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Wife Number Two

There are just some things you would never know, or even guess, when marrying a military man. When I met my husband,...

By Belisa / July 19, 2014

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Lavender White Chocolate Chip Cookies with Fresh Blueberries

My favorite cookie in the world is the traditional chocolate chip. I'm a simple girl, at least in the cookie...

By Ashley / July 17, 2014