Making Healthy Choices on Spring Break

By Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney, PCSgrades Guest Blogger Spring break is just around the corner!  Who loves to travel?  All hands go up.  Who loves that sluggish, blah feeling that comes about after you return home when you think about all the rich food and lack of activity that occurred while you were gone?  No hands. Well,[…]

Tips for Sticking to Those New Year’s Resolutions

By Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney Oh, the new year of 2017! How exciting! Fresh slate! Time for changes! But also a bit daunting considering the pressure of resolutions perhaps?! Instead of setting goals, trying your best to achieve them, but then feeling discouraged and overwhelmed, then eventually throwing in the towel, let’s make 2017 the year where[…]

New Year’s Resolutions for a Milspouse

By Carla Olivo, PCSgrades Director of Strategic Communications Looking to Lose 20 Lbs or Have the Smoothest PCS Ever? Over the years, I’ve made my share of New Year’s resolutions. Lose 20 pounds…Check! Have more patience…..Check! Some years I am very specific. My goal might be to get through an upcoming PCS without killing anyone.[…]

Give Yourself the Gift of Healthy Choices

By Claire Yanta-O’Mahoney Tis the season! The holidays are officially in full swing. This busy time of year is full of parties of all varieties: office parties, neighborhood parties, friend get-togethers, family gatherings and then Christmas itself! It’s a blast but it can also be stressful, especially when you know that tasty treats are around[…]

When Your House Makes You Unhappy, it’s Okay to Move

Article by: Tara O’Meara Receiving military PCS orders isn’t the only time military families move. Sometimes we move because the house we thought would be perfect wasn’t everything we had hoped for. Sometimes we move because our families expand and we feel a need to have more space. Sometimes we move because our neighborhood feels[…]

8 Tips for Your PCS Move Without Your Spouse

Article by: Jenah Wieczorek, Base Advocate It’s the night before a PCS and all through the house not a creature is stirring, except you because you are one giant ball of nervous energy. Did I forget anything? (Of course you did.) Will the mover’s arrive on time tomorrow? (Laugh hysterically because you know the answer.)[…]

Re-inventing Yourself After a PCS Move!

Article by: Rebecca Alwine ‘Tis the season for resolutions, new ideas, and change. While New Year’s Resolutions waiver between being extremely popular and extremely unpopular, making changes during a monumental occasion is scary. Change is hard and challenging, and sometimes exciting. That sounds a whole lot like a PCS move, doesn’t it? Many military families[…]