10 Things I Have Learned in 5 Years as a Military Spouse

It’s been a while since I have reflected upon military life in retrospect of being married to a service member. This life has taught me a lot. In fact, the last time I reflected upon what I was learning as a spouse, I was approaching my third year in marriage. Now, my spouse and I

7 Impactful Hashtags Created By Military Spouses

A decade ago, who would’ve ever thought that a hashtag could have such a large impact? Now, hashtags not only define a company, but can also start a global movement. Military spouses are not strangers to starting movements and gaining support for initiatives they know can impact their communities. This is why I have put

6 Reasons Why Fayetteville Is a City to Love

Despite what you may have heard, Fayetteville, North Carolina truly is a great place to live. Every city has its strengths and weaknesses, however, Fayetteville has many strengths that are not always portrayed in the media. So, I am writing this piece to set the record straight.   Being a North Carolina native, I am up

Purpose in the Journey of Motherhood

As a rule, I try not to dwell on my struggles and live under a “woe is me” mentality. That might explain why it took me so long to go from the throes of depression to a place where I am eager to share my experience, my growth, and my success with other military spouses.

5 Military-Affiliated Life Coaches You Should Know

Have you ever needed a cheerleader during a tough journey in your life? What about a professional that can see the BIG picture and guide your steps in the process to a goal? What if you want to make improvements in your life, your career, your relationships, or in yourself and you need some strategies

15 Gifts For Deployed Soldiers That They Actually Need

Deployment is a painful time for you and your soldier, but it’s necessary for the freedom we enjoy today. However, you can draw strength from this cause and support your soldier through this difficult time by giving them practical gifts. There are tons of military going away gifts but you need something that is going

5 Ways Serving in the Military Prepares Men for Fatherhood

Have you ever wondered how military dads are any different from their civilian counterparts? One given fact is that they may not always be around for special moments, holidays, birthdays, you name it. This isn’t by choice though. Unfortunately, duty to country comes before anything else, even family.  Just like some moms are innately born

Review of “Move My Way”

Relocating every 3-4 years can be challenging for military families. Move My Way: A Moving Journal for Kids is a journal that helps children keep track of their feelings, special places and memories of the home they are leaving, as well as predictions about their new place of residence. This journal was developed by a