Category: Motherhood and Women

Diary of a Deployment 5: Homecoming Jitters

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…

A Hidden Gem for Your Next #MilSpaWeekend

You need a getaway. An escape. An opportunity to step out of reality and relax, rejuvenate and recharge. Every milspouse does. I whisked away two of my best gals for a #MilSpaWeekend at the magical Berkeley Springs State Park. We…

What You Need to Know About Homecoming

It’s the day every military spouse looks forward to — homecoming. You are finally reunited with your sweetheart, but have some questions and some nerves. We asked Army Wife 101 readers what advice they could share about Homecoming. From new…

What We Miss When You’re Away

For military couples, time apart is a given. Absence can make the heart grow fonder, and we wanted to know what our Army Wife 101 readers miss most when their spouse is gone. Here are some of our favorite responses.  …

Diary of a Deployment 4: Feeding My Soul

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…

Throw a Successful Milspouse Wine Night

You meet at a unit event, a play date or at the bus stop. You think she’s pretty cool and that she may actually be friendship material. What you need is something casual so you can truly talk, laugh and…