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Hidden PTSD Symptoms You May Be Missing

“I really couldn’t tell if it was me or the PTSD,” said Angela* an Army wife. “It didn’t matter. He wasn’t going to live here any more without seeing a therapist.” Angela told me that … [Read more...]

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Your Perfect Time for College? Try Now!

You want a degree and you have waited for the right time to get started. Supporting your spouse’s military career, raising children, a move on the horizon – it’s easy to postpone your goals when … [Read more...]

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Top 10 Things To START Doing in Your Military Life

We already told you what you should STOP doing in your military life.  That was so easy.  We are all so good at picking apart our current performance (and the current performance of … [Read more...]

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Did Gen. Amos Really Try to ‘Take Down’ the President?

You may have seen the footage or heard the rumor -- Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos slammed the president, blamed him for the current Iraq and basically took down Obama. Shocking, right? But true? … [Read more...]

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Top 10 MilSpouse Stereotypes We Hate the Most

Stereotypes are just a part of life. But when it comes to military spouses stereotypes, there are some we hate more than others. Our fans at a recent Spouse Experience event in San Diego, Calif. … [Read more...]

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Even More Useless Army Uniform Items in Your Home

How often do you think I look in my husband's closet and think "what we really need here is even MORE obsolete uniform items?" If you guessed "never," you're on target. But apparently the good … [Read more...]

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New Adultery Rules For Military Spouses?

If marriage in the military is equal, then divorce should be equal, too. We have rules about adultery for service members, why not have adultery rules for military spouses, too? I think it is a … [Read more...]

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Military Kid Cooks With Guy Fieri and Rachael Ray

Military kids are known for their adaptability, their good humor and their talent to oorah from birth, but did you know they could cook? Marine kid Helen Wilson, 12, will join the second season of … [Read more...]

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How Do YOU Get Ready For Back To School?

Back to school time starts in our house when I scrawl Edgar W. Howe’s immortal wisdom on my chalkboard: "If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane … [Read more...]

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8 Military Traditions We Don’t Want To Die Away

Some military traditions and customs are long gone—like calling cards and Wives’ Clubs and spouses who aren’t "allowed" to work. Some traditions we enjoy breaking—like making out with a guy in … [Read more...]

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Time to Disband Family Readiness Groups?

Our SpouseBuzz readers sure are hot over a recent post about how few young spouses participate in Family Readiness. Readers said they did not have time for the FRG because of work commitments, a … [Read more...]

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‘Lost’ Vehicle Worries Increase – Congress Responds

Complaints surrounding vehicles with what officials have called "loss of visibility" are continuing to grow as more and more service members come forward to complain that shipping officials can't … [Read more...]

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Military Spouse Teachers: Join the Conversation

I have met so many Military Spouse Teachers like me over the years. I knew from a young age that I wanted to be a high school English teacher. It wasn’t only an interest, but a passion and a … [Read more...]

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5 Things To Love About Coast Guard Birthday

Happy 224th Birthday, Coast Guard! We’ve all watched “The Guardian” and routinely watch the “Coast Guard Alaska” show on The Weather Channel, right? So we totally all know rescue swimmers … [Read more...]

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Should You Send Kids To Online Public School?

As an Air Force spouse for the last 17 years and the mother of three, I have experienced almost every educational option available for military families: homeschooling, traditional public schools, DoD … [Read more...]

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Advocates: Tricare’s ‘Adequate’ Care Isn’t Enough

A long awaited report from the Defense Department on Tricare's care for children released July 15 says the agency is meeting the needs of children, yet still has areas that need more examination. But … [Read more...]

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Three Habits of a New Military Spouse

I was twenty-five and a new Navy wife. Being straight from the Land of Oz, I didn’t know the first thing about the military lifestyle; there were no warships in Kansas! With Uncle Sam as my … [Read more...]

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Special Needs and Moving? This Can Help

Moving your child to a new school is always a little scary. Moving a child with special needs, regardless of type, is even more scary. Will the district be able to help him? What resources will be … [Read more...]