I Could Never Do It

"I could never do it." "I couldn't be a military spouse..." "There is no way I could handle my husband being away from me" If you have been a military spouse for any length of time you have probably heard people say that to you before. It just seems to be the thing to say.… Read More »

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A Deployment Tool Kit: What You Need To Get Through A Deployment

The time has come and your spouse has left for a deployment. You're feeling a little out of sorts. You haven't fully accepted that he is actually gone and now you have three, six or nine months ahead of you. Months of a deployment where you will not see your husband. Where you will be… Read More »

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Should You Live On Post During A Deployment?

One question a lot of people have is if it is better to live on post during a deployment or not. Most Military families know that a deployment or even a time of separation is in their future. They have to ask themselves what would be best. I think that question is a hard one… Read More »

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Can I Really Make it Through This Deployment?

  Can I Really Make it Through This Deployment? I was looking through some of the keywords that people use to come to this blog and "Can I Really Make it Through This Deployment?" came up a few times.  I want to tell these people that although it does seem hard, you can make it through.… Read More »

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Advice For Your First Deployment

Advice For Your First Deployment My next guest post is by a friend of mine, Jess.  She was the very first Army wife I met when we started this Army adventure. She was also my FRG leader.  I asked her to write about advice she would give someone who was getting ready for their first… Read More »

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Getting Through A Deployment

Getting Through A Deployment I have gotten a few emails recently about how to get through a deployment.  So I figured I would do a blog post about it. When I finally know when my husband is going to deploy, I start making some plans on how to deal with what is going to happen and… Read More »

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How To Find Me Time When Your Husband Is Deployed

  One question I tend to get asked by my non-military friends is, “Do you ever get any time to yourself during the deployment?”  And my answer is “Yes!” Although I have to work hard to get it. It won't happen naturally. My husband has been home from Iraq 3 months as of tomorrow.  It… Read More »

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