Month: January 2016

5 Military Spouse Stereotypes That Might Actually Be True

5 Military Spouse Stereotypes That Might Actually Be True

What started out as an innocent blog introduced me to a whole new world of internet trolls. There are some (stupid) circles in which military spouses, as a whole, are vilified for no apparent reason. Usually, one troll has one negative experience with a military spouse, and then decides to brand the rest of us […]

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5 Signs of a Great Teacher

5 SIGNS OF A GREAT TEACHER

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Teach For America. All opinions are 100% mine. Every morning, I hold my son’s hand and walk him to his classroom. I’m always a little hesitant to let him go. (intermittent working mom guilt, I guess). His teacher spots me and and we walk […]

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No, I Really Didn’t Know What I Was Getting Into – Words from A Military Spouse

No, I Didn't Know What i Was Getting Into, Military Spouse

As my military husband and I visited home for the holidays, I remember being so happy about getting this break. However, we couldn’t help but get those same questions. “When will you guys be done with the military?” “When does he deploy again?” “When’s the next time you will move?” “Don’t you miss being away […]

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How Modern Military Spouses Are Changing The Game

Military spouse, dependent, “the wife” (or husband),  there are a variety of names to call us. In recent years, the spouses of active duty service members have, more or less, taken on a persona themselves. From the clothing stamped with “proud (insert branch) wife” to the hundreds of social media groups that have one common […]

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