Tag: military spouse

The Space Between: Navigating the Months Between Getting Orders and Your...

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If you’ve been living this military life long enough to have made your first move, you know all about this “space” that I am...

Military Separations SHOULD Be Easier, But They Never Are

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I crushed a baseball cap over my bed head as I grabbed keys. The early morning air nipped at my fingers as I carried...

Unbecoming Supermom

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Alcohol. Illicit drugs. Those were not my preferred vices. I preferred the socially acceptable one. The one that no one questioned. The one that...

April Book Club: In Sight of the Mountain + Interview with...

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If you have ever lived or been stationed near Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington, you know "the mountain." It is Mount Rainier, the snowy...

The 12 Military Spouses You’ll Meet (Plus One)

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Hello new military spouse, and welcome!  We are at opposite ends of this military-spouse journey, you and I. You are just beginning as a...

Independent Woman vs Military Spouse – Can I Be Both?

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I like to think of myself as an independent woman.  It sounds good, doesn’t it? I also want to raise my daughter to be...

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Filing Their 2020 Taxes

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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...

Time, the Elusive Commodity

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"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....

Friday Favorites: Rachel’s Remote Work Essentials

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Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty...

Don’t “Hey Girl” Me!

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Hey Girl! Those two little words set my teeth on edge. Does anyone else cringe when they hear that greeting? Unless it is in the...

I Wasn’t Made for This Life

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” A question I am almost certain that all of us have been asked at least...

I Am A Teacher: The Last Career I Thought I Would...

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I’m a middle school teacher. I have a lot of things displayed in my classroom, but this is among my favorites: Anyone who deals...