Moving to Marine Corps Base Quantico? What Military Families Need to Know.

By Paige Keyser, Air Force Spouse Welcome to the Crossroads of the Marine Corps! Marine Corps Base Quantico is located in northern Virginia between Fredericksburg and Washington D.C. and is part of the National Capital Region. There are approximately 4,000 military service members and their families living on MCB Quantico. It is home to the Read more about Moving to Marine Corps Base Quantico? What Military Families Need to Know.[…]

date night Quantico

Date Night Quantico

By Carla Olivo, USMC Spouse Everyone needs a Date Night every now and then. Some go out at least once a week, while others go once a month or once a quarter. However often you and your spouse get out of the house, check out these fun suggestions for a memorable Date Night Quantico. Date Read more about Date Night Quantico[…]

Why Living On-Base is (sometimes) Harder When You PCS

By Lauren Lomsdale, USMC Spouse With every PCS comes the question: where are we going to live? Our family has lived both on and off-base, and we have loved both for different reasons. Living off-base provided us with a home that we called our own, lots of land, and an opportunity for me to start Read more about Why Living On-Base is (sometimes) Harder When You PCS[…]

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[…]

Laura Schofield

Why I Love Being Stationed at Camp Lejeune

By Laura Schofield, USMC Spouse The last time our family was waiting for orders, we had three possibilities: Camp Lejeune, Miramar, or Kaneohe Bay. I’m originally from the West Coast, and I was so ready to be stationed back on the Pacific Ocean after two years in Florida. And then, we got orders up to Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed at Camp Lejeune[…]

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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[…]

Camp Lejeune spring edition

Out & About Camp Lejeune – Spring Edition

By Sarah Hogan, Navy Spouse With Camp Lejeune’s proximity to the intercoastal waterway and Atlantic ocean, you don’t need a house on the dune to feel like you live at the beach.  We are ready to head outdoors for sun and sand after the unseasonably cold and snowy winter here in eastern North Carolina. Our Read more about Out & About Camp Lejeune – Spring Edition[…]

PCSing with Fido & Fluffy

Tips for PCSing with Fido​ & Fluffy

By Natasha Harth, USMC Spouse PCSing Moving can bring a whirlwind of emotions for the entire family, and it can be especially difficult for those that don’t have a voice. I don’t just mean our children. Well, in a way they are our children. I’m talking about our pets! Integral members of the family, yet Read more about Tips for PCSing with Fido​ & Fluffy[…]

Love Hampton Roads

Why I Love Being Stationed in Hampton Roads

By Elizabeth Hedger, Air Force Spouse When my husband and I got word that we were PCSing to Langley we were shocked. It wasn’t a base that Tanker pilots normally move to so we had very little knowledge about it. With seven moves behind us our family of five was seasoned at moving and we Read more about Why I Love Being Stationed in Hampton Roads[…]