The Military Mom Collective

The Military Mom Collective
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The Self-Employed Mom: A Flexible Career to Adapt to the Needs of the Military

This post is sponsored by our partner, the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs. AMSE is an exclusive community for military spouse entrepreneurs to learn how to launch, build, or scale their own business. Founded...

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This post is sponsored by First Command Financial Services. Together with its subsidiaries, including First Command Financial Planning and First Command Bank, they coach our Nation’s military families in their pursuit of financial security. Since...
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Welcome to The Military Mom Collective

Military Moms Blog is now The Military Mom Collective! A collaborative community for every branch, every rank, and every family. We have a fresh look and a new name to better reflect the community we've grown...
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Military Moms Back to School Favorites

It's back to school time! Or is it?  There is still a great deal of uncertainty on how and where schooling will take place for our children this fall. Every school district, city, state, and...
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Adventure Awaits with Wanderwild

A new assignment is always filled with new adventures, with new things to learn and explore together as a family. The mom-owned company Wanderwild is dedicated to creating the right gear for kids as...
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Favorite Things: Military Mom Must Haves

As moms, we always take care of our families first. It is always our first priority. So how often do we abandon our own needs to see our family flourish? Don't forget that if...
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Dear School Districts: Keeping Schools Closed Does Not Work For Everyone

To Whom It May Concern: As the mother of two elementary-aged children, the decision of whether or not to reopen schools this fall and how that will look is a great source of anxiety for myself during...
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10 Female Abolitionists to Inspire Anti-Racism Today

At some point in our education, we learned about slavery in the United States.  We learn about the slave trade. We discuss what life was like for most slaves living in the South. We hear...
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Gossip Girl: What the End of a Friendship Taught Me About Motherhood

  “She’s lying about me.” “She hurt my feelings.” “She’s being mean.” Any of these statements could’ve been uttered by my eight-year-old daughter; and, to be sure, they have, on many occasions. But instead of half-listening while plunging...
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When You’ve Lost It with Your Son: How to Bounce Back and Feel Closer...

Emotions and feelings run hot while patience seems in short supply these days. The pandemic continues to amplify the cracks that may already exist in our relationships with our kids. Add-in not seeing friends, not...

BEST Gifts for Dad: The 2020 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Wondering what to get for that special guy in your life? We have you covered! Back by popular demand, here is our 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide! Hand-picked and carefully sourced by our team, we...
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Happy Mother’s Day from Military Moms Blog!

Our Military Moms Blog team is incredibly unique. We live in different states and countries. We come from varying backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. We have different family sizes. We are all different ages and in...