The Growing Popularity of Remote Work for Military Spouses

As many military spouses find out the hard way, the traditional 9 to 5 outside of the home is becoming increasingly difficult.  It is a myth that we have no desire to work or pursue our own careers.  In fact, military spouses are a very ambitious, compassionate, and driven population of people. However, when duty

The Sacrifice and Strength of the Modern Day Military Spouse

May 8th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. It started back in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan and was declared to be celebrated on May 23rd. This date changed over time and is now observed the Friday before Mother’s Day each year. Why is Celebrating Military Spouses Important?  There’s a difference of opinion when people explain

My Top 5 Favorite Military Spouse Owned Retail Businesses

Through social media and the art of collaboration, I have been able to interact with some amazing military spouse entrepreneurs.  Out of the numerous companies owned by some pretty talented milspouses, I have chosen my top five favorite retail companies.  Not only do each of these businesses carry some fabulous products that I completely stand

Reinventing Your Career in Education

**Guest Post by Meg Flanagan** Every person faces challenges in their life and career. Raising young children, sick days, aging parents, and life’s little surprises (like a car that won’t start) all add little hiccups to professional lives and careers. Military spouses have the extra challenge of frequent moves and transferring professional licenses across state lines.

Recap of the 2018 Military Spouse Wellness Summit

This year was my first time attending the online Military Spouse Wellness Summit organized by InDependent. 2018 marks the third year for this annual event. It is a free online wellness summit that lasts for a week and includes guest speakers on various topics pertaining to health and wellness, daily healthy recipes, exercise plans, financial

Featured Products in the November Giveaway

It’s the season for shopping! To honor Small Business Saturday, I am hosting my very first giveaway that ends November 30th.  Two amazing military spouse-owned businesses have generously donated items for this contest and I have even thrown in a Wal-Mart gift card to sweeten the package. First, let’s talk about Whine & Intertwine.  This

9 Nonprofit Organizations that Military Spouses Should Know Well

One of the many great things about being part of the military community is the overwhelming amount of support that exists for military families.  There are numerous organizations that solely exist to make life better somehow for service members and their families.  Whether it’s to help service members with transitioning out of the military, resume