Sarah Benson

Sarah Ortiz Benson is a seasoned military spouse and freelance writer with a background in sales, marketing, and nursing. Her passion is writing about current events and issues affecting military spouses and their families.

2020 Military Holiday Giving Guide

They say it is far better to give than to receive. This year’s events have left many people, including some military families, in unexpected financial situations struggling to make ends meet. For these families, the holidays can be a source of mental, physical, emotional, and financial stress. If you are in the spirit this holiday […] Read more…

How to Host a Military Friendsgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday is associated with family, food, and friendship. All things for which we should be thankful, especially this year. However, the holidays as a military family are often spent far from home, away from family and friends, and often with an immediate family member deployed. Add in the complications of COVID-19, and this […] Read more…

New Military Spouse Guide to Veterans Day

New military spouses must learn a foreign language filled with acronyms and jargon that is challenging to master. Understanding the true meaning behind days of recognition can also be a daunting task. Suddenly, as a military spouse, the significance of Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and Armed Forces Day is much more important to you and […] Read more…

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