The Military Mom Collective

The Military Mom Collective
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Marriage and Money: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

In fairy tales love conquers all; but in reality, money issues may be more dangerous to a marriage than even the worst villain. In fact, money is one of the top reasons for divorce,...

Planning Travel During the Pandemic: Advice From a Top Travel Agent

The pandemic has drastically affected our lives. From the world economy to our mental health, the toll COVID-19 has taken is enormous. Suppose you are juggling the stress of military life (whether it is...
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When Leaving is Not So Simple – Escaping Domestic Violence

This article contains accounts of abuse and domestic violence. Please be advised before reading. Do you know what it's like to hide in fear in a dark room, hoping that the person who claims to...
Happy Galentine's Day - The Party. Feb 13th at 10am PST

The Galentine’s Day Party – Register now!

What is Galentine's Day? Only the BEST day of the year! Join us virtually as we kick it breakfast style to celebrate YOU and our lady friends! Space for this party is LIMITED and registration...
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Sticking Together for the Kids? That Might Be a Bad Idea

Being in the military is stressful, and being married is stressful. Being married in the military is something only those who experience it know! Let’s be honest: many married people think about divorce at...
2020 MMC Book Club Challenge

A Year of Books: The MMC Book Club 2020 Reading Challenge

We love books at The Military Mom Collective. Rachel, one of our co-owners and founder of the MMC Book Club, is constantly talking about reading, looking at new books and authors, and finding more...
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We Need Your Input – WIN $50 to Amazon!

With the end of the year comes reflection about what has gone well (and what hasn't!), and setting our sights on how to make 2021 better. In order to do that, we need YOUR...
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Owning Up! – A Podcast for the Modern Mompreneur

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...
Tips for Holiday Spending from First Command

Tips for Holiday Spending from First Command

No matter how you celebrate the holidays, you undoubtedly think of it as a special time of year. There are so many festive activities that mark the season: parties, home decorating, baking, watching classic holiday...
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Loss in a Strange Land: Miscarriage While OCONUS

Have you ever had the darnedest time answering a simple question? We were at our last duty station for an unusually long time (a feat that requires good luck and some finagling to achieve)...
The Best Holiday Gifts for Families in 2020

Best Holiday Gifts for Families in 2020

What about a gift that the whole family can love? Whether it is a family ornament or an adventure that all can enjoy, try one of these gift ideas to spread holiday cheer to...
The Best Holiday Gifts of 2020 - Contributor Picks

Our Team’s Holiday Wish List for 2020

Still need more ideas? These are all on our team's wishlists this year for themselves or their family!