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Diary of a Deployment 3: Telling the Kids

My name is Jackie and I am an Army wife. My husband has served for five years and has been fortunate enough (in my eyes, not so much his), to be assigned to non-deploying units. Everything changed the day he…

5 Beauty Solutions for the Busy Milspouse

There are numerous reasons why you’re short on time. Perhaps your spouse is TDY or deployed, you work, are a student, have children, are working out, or all of the above. You may be too busy to even read this…

4 Reasons To Donate Blood On Base

Long before I ever considered getting married, never mind getting married to a soldier, I started donating blood. I followed my dad to the local blood drive whenever possible. After 9/11 I went to donate blood and was turned away…

What We Want in a Milspouse Bestie

Sometimes it’s a love match and sometimes it’s not. No, we’re not talking about dating, we’re talking about finding milspouse friends! Funny enough, the friendship search often echoes dating — we put our best foot forward, ask lots of questions,…

MilSpouse Life: Encouragement For When It Gets Tough

Some wives come into the military fully knowing how “the life” is. Perhaps they grew up in a military home themselves or they’ve just been in-tune with the military community their whole lives. They’ve had friends or relatives who have…