5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays Separated from Family

For military families, the holidays separated from family is not a new experience. Before kids we would try to head home for either Christmas or Thanksgiving, but as life changed and our family grew we decided to spend the holidays away from family and at our current home. The stress of going home and trying […]

8 Reasons to Stay Home (On Base) for the Holidays

By Lizann Lightfoot, The Seasoned Spouse Every year, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, millions of Americans make the effort to drive or fly “back home” to spend the holidays with loved ones. Military families would love to have that opportunity, but it isn’t always realistic when they live far from family. When I first married my […]

Home for the Holidays – Should Service Members Go Home

Sometimes going home for the holidays feels like more work than would be worth the effort. So it is important to think about the best option for you as a military member when deciding what to do for this holiday season. Especially during a year with COVID where traveling could be restricted by leadership making […]