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The term “Key Spouse” (or even just "spouse") can sometimes bring up some unfavorable feelings. But how many of us really know what a Key Spouse is? And are they important? Or even necessary? These are all common questions surrounding the...
So you received orders to New Orleans. Show of hands, who knew there were military bases in New Orleans? OK, maybe it’s common knowledge for the Navy or Marines, but it was definitely news to this Air Force member....
“We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender…” -Winston Churchill. My husband is a U.S....
My husband just crushed his Air Force fitness (PT) test. He did so well, in fact, he does not need to retake the test for an entire year rather than the standard six-month requirement. He also recorded the lowest weight...
“My daughter told me that the other girls don’t play with her, is that true?” I asked my kid’s kindergarten teacher this past October. I asked to verify what my daughter had been telling me all week. It’s not that...
Are you at a loss as to what to give for Father's Day? Look no further. Military Moms Blog has some unique finds for you. Military Moms Blog is thrilled to bring you our 2019 Father's Day Gift Guide. Battle Brothers...
It was hard to take fashion advice from someone who used to dress like a pirate on the regular, but there I was standing in front of my husband in my Soffe shorts and flip-flops being told to go...
To the new military spouse: I see you. You are standing by the wall at a squadron function. You alternate between timid and brazen, depending on your personality. Your eyes flit over every person there. You stay close to your significant...
  Dining Out, Formal Mess, Military Ball -- whichever your branch does, there’s probably one coming up in your near future. On the fence about going to a formal military event? Here are my reasons why you should attend! Go to the...
We live far away from family. Like really far. If we want to visit family and friends, we must fly around the world (literally), which is at least a 24-hour journey filled with many meltdowns and many tired moments....
Is this your first year in San Antonio? Have you heard people talk about Fiesta but wonder what it is all about? Or has someone at work smashed a hollow egg filled with confetti on your head and you...
It was my most difficult goodbye. We spent a month leaving jobs and schools; friends and people who had became family; favorite places and foods. I ate more currywurst und pommes and drank more espresso doppio and Hefeweizen than...

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To the Mom of a Military Spouse

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An open letter to the Mom of a Military Spouse, Aka my mom. And the moms out there who’ve earned it.  You don’t have your own...
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