Serving in the military, or being married to someone who is, can lead to complications. These complications may take the form of parenting issues, relationship problems, or an inability to cope with certain stresses in a healthy way. The Department of Defense realizes that these problems have the power to affect the service member’s ability […]
Spending Valentine’s Day alone can be tough, but so are you – you can handle it. Here are some alternatives for celebrating the day: Plan for Next Year– Planning a romantic getaway will help keep you distracted. Skype Your Husband–Seeing his face is a surefire way to make the day better. ‘Gal’entines Day– Go out […]
Navigating certain subjects can be a potential challenge when you have a friend or family member who’s in the military, or is a military spouse. You want to know what’s going on in their lives and encourage them when they are struggling. Each situation is different; you may not know what to say, but we […]
Military deployment is tough on a spouse and the entire family during the best of times. During the holidays, it can be downright heartbreaking. While it may be easier for occasions like Valentine’s Day, the deployment that leaves an empty seat at the table during the Thanksgiving dinner or the Christmas breakfast can be among […]
6 Things You Should Know About Military Families Here’s a list of things you should know about military families: We are here because we want to be. When we move it is because we want to be with our service member more than anyone else in the world. Every spouse is not female. Military families […]
If you think it’s too early to be plotting Christmas care packages, think again. If your spouse is overseas, you need to send your holiday package early to ensure it arrives in time – but what should you include? Hopefully this list will get your brain juices flowing with great military care package ideas for […]
Many military families and newlyweds are often away from relatives during Thanksgiving. Whether you find yourself on the other side of the country, or unable to travel this year, take the opportunity to start some new Thanksgiving traditions, or just try something out of the ordinary. Think Outside Your Inner Circle Typically, we limit our […]
Thanksgiving can be tough if you are overseas and away from friends and family. Here are a few tips to make the best of your holiday! With MSP’s online career training you can be thankful that job placement will be easy when you return to the states.
Moving can be stressful for the entire family, but it can be especially hard on kids. However, with these tips, you can make your move more enjoyable for everyone. Let your kids know what to expect. Give them special roles during the move. Allow them to keep their favorite things with them. Keep a positive […]
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