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5 Ways For Families To Stay Connected During Deployment

One of the most significant challenges of being in the armed forces is that when duty calls, you have to be ready to pick up and travel to wherever you are needed. It’s the dreaded “d&#8221…

How Dogs Add To A Feeling Of Home

The feeling of home, is just that, a feeling – it’s not like you purchase a house and it comes ready equipped with that homely feeling. A of home is something people must create, and many could argue there…

Military Life: Buying A House

When your family has links to the military, it’s quite normal to live life in a slightly different way to the rest of society. This is especially true when dealing with your housing situation. Whether you’re an army…

Shows To Binge Watch When Your Spouse Is Away

Shows To Binge Watch When Your Spouse Is Away   Deployments are something I’ve gotten quite used to over the past fourteen years. We are currently on our fifth deployment. My biggest piece of advice for deployment is…

Stay connected during deployments.

Stay Connected During Deployments   Being a military family has its ups and downs. The separations, deployments and moves can put a strain on your family life. Personally, I love military life and can’t imagine life any other…

The Best Books For Military Wives

The Best Books For The Military Wife Must Read Books For The Military Wife Back in 2004, I married my high school sweetheart. We had dated for four years prior to getting married and thought we had things figured out…

33 Amazing Items To Send In A Military Christmas Care Package

  Having a friend or family member deployed during the holiday’s can be difficult. The easiest way to stay connected during deployment is to send care packages. After thirteen years as an Army wife I can tell you…

WHAT THE USO HAS TO OFFER.

The USO is an amazing organization for military families! As a military wife and mom I went years without truly knowing what the USO had to offer me. This past year being an FRG leader for my husbands troop I…

47 Ways to Stay Busy During Deployment

Whether  your spouses deployment is 3 months or 15 months, we all know time can go slowly. Staying busy is key. I’ve always had at least one kid during my husbands deployment so that helped me stay busy…

End Of Deployment Playlist

Before and during a deployment I try to avoid certain types of music. I know it will make me cry. Once we get to about a month left I break out my “Coming Home” playlist. I play it…