Wellness and Wisdom Summit

Wellness and Wisdom Summit

The Wellness and Wisdom Summit began in 2018 with the goal of bringing military women (military spouses and servicewomen) together. It included incredible speakers, a lush buffet, a female-founded marketplace, and lots of giveaways. With the success of 2019’s summit at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Pamela Bolado, founder of the Wellness and Wisdom Summit, had […]

Sharing the Stories of Military Women

Sharing the Stories of Military Women

Kia is the creator and host of The Female Veterans Podcast. She served as a Naval Hospital Corpsman from 1994 to 1999 and inactive reserve from 1999 to 2001. She has an MBA in Finance and Accounting. Currently, she is working on founding Artemisia with the mission of helping homeless female veterans. Kia is dedicated […]

10 Things Deploying Taught Me

10 years ago, this month, I stepped out of a C-130 and onto the flight line at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. I want to share what deploying taught me. The three main reasons I wrote this article was to help you prepare for a deployment, deal with the emotions of deploying and to let […]

Military Child Writes a Novel About West Point – Beyond the Point

Military Child Writes a Novel About West Point – Beyond the Point

Military Child Writes a Novel About West Point – Beyond the Point *This post contains affiliate links Welcome to this week’s episode of Women of the Military Podcast. My guest this week is not a female veteran but is the author of Beyond the Point that is a novel focusing on 3 female cadets and […]

Making Friends While Moving Around the Country

So how do you do it? How do you continue making friends while moving around the country every couple of years? Along with being a wife and mom and I am also a military spouse. My husband is in the Air Force and after serving in the Air Force alongside my husband I chose to […]

Permission to Feel When Starting Over

Permission to Feel When Starting Over

Do you try and stop yourself from feeling the hurt that comes when starting over? As a military wife, “starting over” and “loneliness” are a few of my close friends. They aren’t exactly the company I like to keep, and it might sound crazy, but some of the very best relationships in my life have […]

Is there a Balance In Motherhood?

Is there a Balance In Motherhood?

Motherhood requires a lot of yourself. You give everything you have and some days that doesn’t even seem to be enough. Is there a balance in motherhood?   When I was in the Air Force I always expected the hardest life experience I would have would be deploying to Afghanistan as part of a Provincial […]