Less stuff, less stress seems to have been the mantra of the last year, as we all hunkered down for quarantine or maybe prepped for a PCS. It's freeing, saying goodbye to all of the things that no longer serve...
"See you laters" are an integral part of this military lifestyle that we've chosen. I made peace with that long ago, when I said "I do" and then "see you later" as my husband left for a six-month deployment. We...
Has there been a time in your life where a female friend, mentor, colleague, or family member has given you inspiration? Has that person given you the courage to face something difficult or helped you in some way that...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. There are lots of apps available to ping...
Here we are in this pandemic - one year later. Your child's school is closed or only open part-time. Dad's deployed or working some crazy over-time hours. There's three kids under the age of 10 running around your house, begging...
I do my best parenting when my children are sleeping. It’s kind of the same type of parenting I did before I had children. You know what I’m talking about - the kind where you know it all. You make...
2020 was a year full of surprises and pivots for entrepreneurs. But we don't want you to be be surprised on your taxes. So we partnered with fellow military spouse Sonia Rosa, CPA to help unpack the best practices and...
It was just a regular weekend.   We cleaned the house, ran to Target, took our four-year-old to ballet class, and went out for lunch. There are probably a million other families that had the exact same itinerary for their weekend,...

Can I Just Sit Down?

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We all have hopes and dreams. Most days, mine is some version of, "Can I just sit down?" I don't voice it very often, even to myself. However, sometimes in the middle of a busy day I'll stop and try...
"Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you never get it back." Harvey Mackay Over the last few months, I...
A PCS usually brings its challenges. Scouting for neighborhoods and desired schools usually hover at the top of the list. But what about a nationwide housing shortage? Supply is short, but demand is high. And when the United States government says...
This goes out to all the military moms of teenagers, from the military moms of little ones. Teenagers. There are a million preconceived notions of what that age group is like and usually, they aren't the most reassuring. That's why I...

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