Deployment

Explaining Deployment to My Kid Was Nothing Like I Thought It Would Be

EXPLAINING DEPLOYMENT TO OUR MILITARY KIDS

My son knew that Daddy wore the same thing to work every day. My son knew that Daddy works for a long time, some days Dad would come home and my son would already be in bed. My son knew that “daddy is a hero”. But would my son know that Daddy is deploying? Would […]

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Create a Deployment Binder: Printable Checklists for Military Families

Deployment affects everyone in the military family, not just the service member. Most military families may have binders to organize their PCS documents. A deployment binder full of checklists can also help ease your mind during this stressful time. Having a binder keeps things centralized and organized on the homefront. Deployment is such a trying […]

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15+ OPSEC Rules for Military Families and Friends

15+ OPSEC Rules for Families and Friends

In the military, OPSEC stands for Operational Security. There are rules and guidelines for OPSEC that pertain to services members and their families and friends. In this day and age with social media, there are a lot of bad guys out there looking for information to deter the safety and missions of our nation’s military. […]

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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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