Category: Motherhood and Women

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…

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…

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,…

A Letter to My Deployed Husband

Dear Husband, I tripped over your boots today. They were in the middle of our bedroom floor and I didn’t expect my toe to meet a sturdy combat boot first thing in the morning. At first I was annoyed, but…