Embracing Time and Life Lessons in Seoul

**Guest post by Lindsay Swoboda of Uplifting Anchor** What can I do right here and right now? This is the question I ask myself during the most challenging portions of my military spouse journey. It is not a question I automatically knew to ask, but it is one I have gained perspective with over time. Time

WOW! Women on Writing’s Blog Book Tour: Review of “I’m Not Okay”

Anxiety and depression have been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember.  It has taken years and experiments with all types of therapies and treatments to find what works best.  Every person is different and what may work for one may not always work for someone else. I am

Mother’s Day Salute: Life Lessons from Mom

Being married to someone in the military is not always peaches and cream.  There’s the distance, unexpected schedules, moving rapidly, and the list goes on.  Do you think milspouses just acclimated to this lifestyle or did their upbringing help to prepare them for this whirlwind life? To honor moms for Mother’s Day, I decided to

Remembering the Grieving Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is all about showing appreciation for your mom and appreciating so many mothers all across the globe. However, there are many women who will not be celebrating Mother’s Day with their child or children this year. That first Mother’s Day after child loss is the most painful.   In fact, most holidays and milestone

Top 5 Reasons Why Military Spouses Should Breastfeed

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own. May is the month to honor military spouses and moms. What better way to honor both than to focus on the importance of breastfeeding. This is not only important

Children’s Book Review-Deployment: One of Our Pieces is Missing

To celebrate month of the military child, I have partnered with the National Center for Youth Issues to review a new book for military children that is hot off the press. This book is written by Julia Cook, M.S. She is a well-known national author of children’s books, counselor, and an expert on parenting. To

Review of Thrive: Feel Stress Free App for Mental Health

I am always on the lookout for alternative therapies and holistic healing measures for mental health.  When asked if I would be interested in reviewing an app that exists to help others with their mental health, I could not turn it down.  I was delighted to try it out and share with you a review

The Male Military Spouse Perspective

Last Fall, I was honored to meet a male military spouse at Military One Click’s MilSpouse Fest. Due to the voice of male military spouses being one that is rarely heard, I humbly asked if he would be willing to allow me to interview him for the blog and share his story.  He politely agreed