Month: December 2015

5 Ways to Save Money on Military Care Packages

5 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON MILITARY CARE PACKAGES

Even though deployment can be a downer, I loved sending care packages to my service member. It was a way of sending him a piece of home AND a way to bring out my creative side. Care packages are a wonderful way to stay connected when you are apart. Unfortunately, sending those care packages (especially […]

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5 Personal Safety Tips For Military Families During Deployment

5 Personal Safety Tips For Military Families During Deployment

Deployments are stressful for all parties involved,. There’s a potential of danger involved whether you’re the service member who is leaving or the family member staying back. The homefront certainly doesn’t even come close to the danger on the battlefield, however, military families left behind are subject to certain vulnerabilities. With the right preventative measure […]

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5 Tips For Raising Kids Who Give Back

5 Tips for Raising Kids Who Give Back

Generosity and being selfless are something we emphasize in our home, especially around the holidays. Our family has been incredibly blessed with what we have and we feel that it’s only right to try to spread that feeling of joy and gratitude. While our son is in his toddler years, we are trying to show […]

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Tax Filing Tips for Military Families

Tax Filing Tips for Military Families

Filing taxes can be a little tricky for service members and their families. If you are a service member or filing taxes on behalf of a service member, here are some items to get you started. For service members File returns in your permanent home state. You have to pay state taxes to your home […]

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How to Help Your Military Kid When Their Friends PCS

How to Help Your Kids When Their Friends PCS

The tears, the frown, the disappointment. you can only watch helplessly as your child says goodbye to the friends they have made. Making friends with anyone is hard. Making friends as a military brat, well, it’s no surprise that it can be THAT much harder. I’ve noticed that military brats tend to make friends with […]

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