bored kids

9 Ways to Hold Off Summer Boredom

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse The summers when the Marine Corps move us to a new duty station are the hardest on my kids. The last few weeks before a move are super hectic as you prepare to PCS, wrap up volunteer commitments and finish out the school year. Then there is the actual move, the Read more about 9 Ways to Hold Off Summer Boredom[…]

Cherry Point

Moving to MCAS Cherry Point, NC?

By Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse New assignment MCAS Cherry Point? Lucky You! Being stationed at MCAS Cherry Point means enjoying all the highlights of coastal Carolina in one setting. Moving to Cherry Point, NC Where is MCAS Cherry Point? Cherry Point, home of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, is firmly rooted in the Croatan National Forest Read more about Moving to MCAS Cherry Point, NC?[…]

Fort Drum

Moving to Fort Drum? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Jenny Hale, The Social Media Guru So, you have orders to Fort Drum?  Congratulations!  While you may be concerned about the snow, Fort Drum has incredible sights, unique experiences, and even another country nearby (Canada is a day trip!), making it a great duty station!  If you give Fort Drum a chance, it has Read more about Moving to Fort Drum? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

Hampton Roads

Newly PCSed to Hampton Roads? We’ve got you covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to Hampton Roads? We’ve got you covered![…]

Lackland

Newly PCSed to San Antonio? We’ve got you covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to San Antonio? We’ve got you covered![…]

Ft Bragg

Budget Friendly Family Activities at Fort Bragg

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse Fort Bragg offers an array of activities that are perfect for families of all sizes.  Many family friendly activities are free or very low cost.  This helps those who are on a strict budget, but still want to enjoy family fun together. Check out some of the most popular family Read more about Budget Friendly Family Activities at Fort Bragg[…]

moving while pregnant

PCSing While Pregnant

  By Megan Harless, Army Spouse, Stars & Stripes Doulas Congratulations on your pregnancy! Typically, adding a new member to the family is an exciting time. You decorate the nursery, go over your birth plan with your provider, and schedule when family will arrive to visit you. And then military life gets in the way. Read more about PCSing While Pregnant[…]

DITY

Top 5 Reasons I PPM/DITY

By Jenah Wieczorek, Army Spouse Every summer the PCS horror stories start to emerge, and they are downright terrifying. No family should be treated that way when moving….it’s stressful enough! Everyone always seems terrified at the prospect of moving their goods, but we tend to forget there are positives here also with a Personally Procured Read more about Top 5 Reasons I PPM/DITY[…]

Colorado Springs

Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered!

How was your recent PCS? Disaster or delightful? Nightmarish or Whew! We’re just glad it’s over? Whether you are still reeling from the hit your furniture took or pleasantly surprised that you finally had a smooth move, your fellow military families need to hear from you. Write a review of your Moving Company for the Read more about Newly PCSed to Colorado Springs? We’ve Got You Covered![…]

JBLM

Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Sonia Garza, Army Spouse A Near Century of History Fort Lewis (now known as Joint Base Lewis-McChord [JBLM]) has an almost 100-year history in the Pacific Northwest. What started out to be a small fort, has grown into one of the world’s largest military complexes. Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was established in accordance with Read more about Moving to Joint Base Lewis–McChord? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]