5 Reasons Why It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Your Running Bestie

When I married my husband and became a military spouse, I left behind a whole network of friends and exercise buddies. I was so lost without them.  I no longer had my 5am running buddy. Those dark and early mornings were filled with such beautiful conversations about life.  With each mile, whatever was stressing us

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

Facing Challenges with Strength: Moving Overseas

**Guest Post by Lizann** Strength is… moving to another country where you don’t even speak the language. It is learning new things every single day. It’s bravely leading your children forward, when you have no idea what you’re doing. For military spouses, moving overseas can be one of the defining moments of their lives. It

Finding Your Strength Series: Raising an Autistic Child

**Guest Post by Marla Bautista** Finding my strength after my child was diagnosed with Autism was something I never thought I’d have to do as a mother.  Often people outside the military world think we have it all.  Our civilian family and friends see the amazing homecomings, the places we travel, the pride in our

Tips for Hosting a Fall Party with Pizzazz

When fall arrives, I cannot wait for pumpkin everything, most especially beer.  This year, I decided to host a girl’s night and create a taste test on various brands of pumpkin beer. It took some time and planning to create a fun ladies night with food, games, and fun.  Below are a few tips to