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Just a quick post as Memorial Day approaches. I shared this on my Facebook page and the response has been overwhelming so I wanted to share it here as well. Feel free to copy, share, pin, whatever you want to do with it as long as you leave the image in tact. I can only [...]

Meeting Army Spouses Online or In Person


I recently posed this question on the Facebook group for Married to the Army. And a large majority said they met people online that they clicked with better rather than those who they met in person. For me, it's a mixed bag. When my husband first joined, we were the only ones on my sites [...]

Top 10 Reasons I Hate the Army


As I said in my first post about top ten reasons I love the Army, I am not all sunshine and rainbows about Army life. There are definitely a few things I wish were different about Army life. So without further adieu, let's dive in to the ten things I hate about the Army. 10. [...]

Rumor Mill: Being There for the Birth of a Baby

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Rumor Mill: Will my husband be sent home from deployment for the birth of our child? I heard they will for the first child but not for others. Fact: Some units do in fact try to send soldiers home from deployment in time to witness the birth of their child (whether it is the first [...]

Army Spouse Entrepreneurial Spirit


Military spouses have historically had a more difficult time than their "civilian" counterparts in finding a job, much less a career. With frequent PCS moves, deployments and whatever else the Army decides to throw our way, its difficult to keep your resume from appearing as a job hopping mess. Some spouses are lucky enough to [...]