Category Archives: Family Life

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Military Base Living: Health and Dental Care

Military life is tough for most service people and their families. Frequent moves all over the country and all over the world, extended separations during deployments, not to mention the danger that is inherent in the job. The financial compensation alone does not usually seem adequate. But military life has its perks as well. Knowing […]

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The Mysterious Military Discount and How To Find It

Military families live a different kind of life. Service members tend to give more than they receive on the job, and their loved ones share that commitment as a way of life. Many businesses recognize this and try to give back by offering military discounts on their merchandise and services. These businesses vary from beauty […]

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Homecoming: Tips for Keeping Calm and Avoiding Catastrophe

1. Expect the Unexpected As you’ve probably learned throughout deployment, plans can change at a moment’s notice. Don’t make any concrete plans for the days surrounding your soldier’s homecoming. The thought of adding hours or days onto your reunion can seem unbearable, but you’re in the home-stretch. The hard part is over. Try to incorporate […]

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Lean on Me

There may be no crying in baseball, but in life as a military spouse, sometimes it can feel like there’s not even an option to acknowledge a difficult or seemingly unfair situation.  I remember finding myself alone in a remote rural town, surrounded by dairies with a fly problem and regular 80 mile per hour […]

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Military Spouse Jobs|She Works Hard for the Money

 Military Spouse Jobs Statistics The unemployment rate has finally dropped to 9.5% A according to Google’s public data !  Wonderful news for the country but for Military spouse jobs unemployment rate is three times that of their civilian counterparts. The causes are many; employers don’t want to hire a military spouse who is likely to […]

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Military Discounts

In this day and age everyone is looking to save money wherever they can. Money can be tight no matter what career or salary you have. The old saying goes “The more you have the more you spend”. One of the benefits of military life is that there are numerous discounts available. There are websites […]