Military Family Lifestyle Survey with Blue Star Families

Military Family Lifestyle Survey with Blue Star Families

Have you taken the Military Family Lifestyle Survey with Blue Star Families? The survey is officially open between now and June 6th. If you are a service member, veteran, National Guard/Reserve, or family member please take the time to have your voice heard. As an added bonus five survey recipients will win $100 gift cards. […]

Effects of Being a Military Child

Effects of Being a Military Child

A mom in the military is all too familiar with the ways her job impacts her children. And we fear the effects of being a military child can be negative. We have a whole month celebrating our dandelion children in April. And military kids find ways to flourish despite the challenges they face. We are […]

Finding Healing through Mindful Meditation

Finding Healing through Mindful Meditation

How powerful is mindful meditation practice? Listen to Debra’s military story to see the positive impact meditation had on her life. She was raped while deployed to Iraq. Her leadership knew something was wrong but didn’t know what to do. She was sent to a treatment center where she experienced another traumatic event. After that […]

Understanding Female Veterans Statistics with Kate Hendricks

How can information about female veterans statistics help women veterans? Dr. Kate Hendricks believes that with information and stories researchers can take the information provided by women veterans in this study to help not only women veterans but future generations of women veterans. This episode was sponsored by Gracefully Global Group: Do you LOVE audiobooks? […]

12 Amazing Benefits of Being a Military Mom

12 Amazing Benefits of Being a Military Mom

Our children are strong and courageous, but I dare to say it’s because of the opportunities our service has given them. Being a military mom has its challenges and has amazing benefits for our children we rarely talk about. April has been known as the month of the Military Child since the mid-1980s. It is […]

Becoming a JAG Corps Officer

Becoming a JAG Corps Officer

Aniela’s path to becoming a JAG Corps officer began when she was looking for the next step as she began to explore career options when she finished college. The career options she found in the civilian sector didn’t quite fit into what she was looking for. Then one day, she saw a poster for the […]

The Deployment Goodbye – A Military Kid’s Perspective

by Janell Hanf Military homecomings have become a moment to publicize. Sports games are interrupted for a standing ovation and applause while a servicemember and loved ones embrace. The fans are proud as they “Support Our Troops” and feel their heartstrings pulled watching a joyful reunion.  But less attention is paid to what comes before. […]

Empowered Women Empower Women: Boss Lady Bio

Empowered Women Empower Women: Boss Lady Bio

This post was sponsored by Mission Entrepreneur Empowered women empower women. This is the theme of this week’s episode with Jen Griswold. Jen is an Air Force Academy graduate, veteran, mom, and multi-business owner. She talks about how the military opened doors to her future and how she used entrepreneurship to fill the void in […]