The Sacrifice and Strength of the Modern Day Military Spouse

May 11th, 2018 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

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.

Bloom Where you are Planted: A Story of an Unexpected PCS Blessing

**Guest Post by Meghan Meredith** Summer is upon us in just a few short months, which means PCS season is upon us too. It was around this time of year three years ago when we found out our orders for our next assignment. If you’re anything like me, receiving orders for your next duty station

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