Hood Howdy is a Family friendly event, full of information to get to know your new hometown and neighbors with lots of Businesses and Tons of Giveaways. Location Lone Star Conference Center 24th Street BLDG 5764 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Covid Precautionary Measures: All Service...
We are thrilled to be bringing this fantastic event to Indianapolis for the fifth year! BLOOM is an event for ALL moms!  We are excited to be partnering with City Mom Collective and 40 of our other sister sites to...
3:00 am Wake up five-year-old so that she can go potty. We went ages with zero accidents, but suddenly, we need a mid-sleep potty break. Why? I don’t have a flipping clue. 4:15 am Alarm goes off. Why so early, you ask?...
Recently, I saw a call for help on the women's Facebook page for my church: "Any breastfeeding experts?" A woman had shown up at one of our services with her newborn baby, hoping to find community as she transitioned...
There are any number of reasons why in a given situation, renting might be better than buying (or vice versa). For military families, it might make more sense to buy at one duty station and then rent at the...
It is fall, and I love it. It’s hard to give up an Alaskan summer, but as a prior Texas girl, one of the things I love about Alaska is the cool, crisp autumn. This year it came early,...
A free summit JUST for military mamas is kicking off on September 20! Ready to de-stress from your recent PCS and become the CEO of your self care? It isn’t going to happen unless you stop putting everyone else first and...
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Moving Cars During a PCS

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Military moving presents any number of "issues" at any given time. While the average number of cars per family in America has decreased over the past 10 years, there are still many military families that own two or more...
  I grew up without moving once during my entire childhood. So, as a military spouse and mother, my children and I are learning to say goodbyes, switch houses frequently, and embrace new communities together. One way kids can process their...
I always said I would never willingly be separated from my husband. Luckily for us, most circumstances allowed us to make a choice to be together. The closest we came to considering being separated, aside from mandatory deployments, was when...
  Whether you’re planning for spring break, a weekend getaway, a PCS roadtrip, or a post-deployment vacation, sometimes you just want something simple that doesn’t break the bank. Fortunately, there are military recreation centers all over the country that could be...
  Winter is just around the corner, and for most of us that means hot chocolate, warm blankets, and a cozy fire to keep our tootsies warm. But for many military families, it can also mean winter PCS moves. While not as...

Military Lifestyle

The Art of Reaching Out as a New Spouse

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Sometimes during life as a military spouse, one will hear statements like, “You knew what you signed up for when you marry a military service...