Category: Parenthood

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…

4 Books for Military Kids To Order Using Amazon

The military life is challenging for everyone. Even adults sometimes don’t know how to process the temporary absence of a loved one. Now imagine how a young child must feel watching mom or dad have to leave. With the holidays…

The Milspouse’s Fantasy Holiday Wish List

After hearing the song “Santa Baby” a few times this holiday season, I started wondering: if we milspouses could get anything we wanted, what would we ask for? Sure, cash and a ring would be nice, but what extravagant fantasy…