The Military Mom Collective

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8 Green Flags + How To Know If You Are in a Healthy Relationship

We are so pleased to have Debra Whitson and her professional advice for you! For more info on her agency and services, please see the link in her bio. Thank you! As a mediator and...
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When Waiting Feels Painful, Try Simple Routines

The woman in the front office handed me a copy of the imaging request the doctor had just filled out. She said to call and check up on its status by the end of...
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Design a Dorm Room Tips from Whoa, Wait. Walmart?

This article is written by the founders of Woah, Wait. Walmart? - we hope you enjoy their tips for dorm room decor and style! For more information about this team, please see their bio...
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Normalize Mental Health: A Mother’s Story of Anxiety, Depression, + Finding Help

While the mental health community and culture has been gaining traction over the last couple of years, we as a society still have a very long way to go to create a truly safe space...
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Sexism Towards Men is Preventing Women From Rising to the Top in Business

When my wife and I meet someone new on base, soon comes the question of, "What do you do here?" That question is always directed at me. When we say it’s Rachel who is...
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5 Considerations When PCSing Your Business

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...
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My Child’s Food Allergies Changed My Life

How I wish kids came with a warning label or an instruction manual. You know, something to the effect of: doesn’t sleep through the night will only wear shoes with socks, so don’t waste money...

Are You Using All Your Benefits as a Veteran? 8 Benefits You Might Be...

As a veteran, you probably know about the basic health care and education benefits available to you through the Department of Veterans Affairs: Tricare and the GI Bill. While these benefits alone are substantial,...
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How to be a Better Houseguest

Visiting family and friends is fantastic. Having visitors as a military family can be so much fun! But how to make it fantastic for everyone involved? When staying with friends or family, there are tiers of...
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Why Every Military Spouse Should Describe Themselves as Fierce

18 years into my career, my professional bio reads, “Louise Valentine is an award-winning wellness expert, best-selling author, competitive athlete, and a fierce military spouse.” But here's the thing: It took me 17 years of...
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Veteran Voices #StillServing in The Military Mom Collective

Men and women who wore our nation’s uniform continue to answer the call of duty after returning home. They make a difference in their communities across the country, and their stories deserve to be...
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Breastfeeding Saved My Life: The Truth About Postpartum Mental Health

It’s hard to believe that anyone might say the words “breastfeeding saved my life,” but in my case, it did.  It was always my dream, as it is with any new mom, to breastfeed my...