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Make the PCS Move Easier for Your Military Kids

Make the PCS Move Easier for Your Military Kids

There we were standing in our empty apartment. It was our first PCS move (OCONUS as well). The movers just wrapped an up. Our luggage was off to the corner. Our PCS binder was set aside. We looked at each other and thought the same thing, “moving is stressful”. Military families must pack up and […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

Avoid the Top 10 Resume Mistakes that Military Spouses Make

Top 10 Resume Mistakes that Military Spouses Make

Military spouses know that their resume can look a little funny to an HR manager. With multiple moves or gaps in employments, military spouses have to work harder to get past the first impression of their resume compared to others. A great resume can open a lot of doors, an inferior can easily close one. […] Read more…

What It Really Means to be a MilSo

milso, military girlfriend

Milso = Military Significant Other, typically a military girlfriend or boyfriend Just a few short years ago, I remember me and my service member were driving around on base. It was my first time on a military installation. We were dating for about six months before he asked me if I wanted to go on […] Read more…