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Missing You Before You’re Gone: Preparing for Deployment (Guest Post)

No matter how you try, or how many times you endure it, you can never truly prepare for a deployment. And indeed military spouses have to prepare. While your service member prepares to leave, you have to prepare for his/her absence. One milspouse shares her thoughts.

Domestic Abuse and the Military

[Trigger warning: post is related to domestic violence, but as a chaplain’s wife, I must share. Someone might benefit from sharing their story or from reading the stories shared. You are strong. You are enough. You can walk away. 💕] A freelance journalist (and military wife), Amanda Kippert, would like to talk to current or…

What a Year July Has Been (Yes, You Read that Correctly)!

What a year month July has been – and it isn’t even over yet!

I don’t say this in a negative way at all, but it does feel almost as though my husband and I have fit an entire year’s worth of events/milestones in one month.

Planning a Military Wedding in a Culture of “Hurry Up and Wait”

Hurry Up and Wait: Tips and Tricks for Wedding Planning in the Military (and in General). Hint: It can be a beast.