The medical community has an acronym called SOAP that helps medical professionals communicate during critical times. It can help on deployment too. Use SOAP on your next call home - a way to help communicate & bridge the distance during deployment.
Marriage in general is tough. Throw in deployments, solo parenting, reintegration and you will quickly learn just how challenging military marriage can be. Despite any separation, here are 4 things we have both learned on how to make our marriage a top priority and keep our military marriage strong.
Deployment can be a stressful time. Help remove that stress by creating a Book of Knowledge – a collection of all your vital financial, legal, insurance, and other life information that you need in one place while your loved one is deployed.
Does solo parenting get easier with time? Probably not, but it doesn’t have to break your spirit. You get wiser with time and learn that it isn’t the end of the world – you learn from your mistakes and pass along little bits of wisdom to others as you continue your journey.
There are a few things you should expect, and also prepare for should your loved one's deployment get cancelled.
Wondering if you should take that vacation without your spouse? These three considerations can help you make the decision.
Hearing the word “deployment” can send even the most experienced military spouse running in the other direction. Featured Contributor, Angela Caban shares how she finds the positive side to deployment.
One of the ways we can ensure our military children feel supported, especially our Guard and Reserve children, is by taking advantage of those programs and resources available specifically for the support of military children. Here are 3 organizations that support military children in unique ways.
Mother’s day will be upon us before you know it. In order to send a thoughtful care package to the mother you know in time for Mother’s day, you need to send it now! Here are a few suggestions to make the special woman in your life (friend, spouse, sister, etc.) know she is loved.
Featured contributor Angela Caban, founder of Homefront United Network, shares four tips that helped her survive going back to college during her husband's last 15 month deployment.