5 Easy Steps for Christmas in July Military Style!

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse By the middle of July, we are more than halfway to Christmas! In fact, by July 20, we have exactly 158 days left until the big day. I know, I know! Why rush it? But that is not what I am doing. It dawned on me four or five moves Read more about 5 Easy Steps for Christmas in July Military Style![…]

Newly PCSed to Camp Lejeune, New River, or Cherry Point? 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 Camp Lejeune, New River, or Cherry Point? We’ve got you covered![…]

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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![…]

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[…]

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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[…]

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Out & About Fayetteville NC – Summer Edition

By Wendi Iacobello, Army Spouse The warmer months are perfect for outdoor activities in the Fort Bragg area. There is something for everyone from fitness to festivals. It is time to get Out & About Fayetteville! Check out this list of fabulous finds in the area from May through July. Out & About Fayetteville NC Read more about Out & About Fayetteville NC – Summer Edition[…]

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Fun Day Trips from Quantico

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse There is a little something for everyone within a day’s drive of Quantico! Head to the Virginia beaches, the North Carolina mountains or the Big Apple in New York and within a few hours, you have arrived! Here are our suggestions for some fabulous, fun day trips from Quantico. Fun Read more about Fun Day Trips from Quantico[…]

Why I Love Being Stationed in Northern Virginia

By Rheanna Christine, National Guard Spouse NoVA, DC Metro, DC, Maryland, the DMV….living here is like living in one giant state comprised of four different places. It’s really hard to talk about one and not mention one of the other states (or District) nearby. You can easily have co-workers living as far away as West Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Northern Virginia[…]

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Military Kid Spotlight: Big Brother Kaden & Resiliency

By Lauren Lomsdale, USMC Spouse Big Brother Kaden & Resiliency There is no doubt that military kids are resilient. They experience the same emotional rollercoasters of military life as their adult counterparts, but unlike us, they have less of an ability to deal with it all. Military kids were given this life; they don’t choose Read more about Military Kid Spotlight: Big Brother Kaden & Resiliency[…]

Amazing Military Kids in a Nutshell

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse Amazing Military Kids Adaptable. Flexible. Resilient. We refer to them as “our littlest heroes” or “unsung heroes.” They are the part of the military family that did not get to “choose” this life and every April we celebrate them! Here’s why. The Smallest of Patriots Mil-kids can recite the Pledge Read more about Amazing Military Kids in a Nutshell[…]