Should You Live On Post During A Deployment?

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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 »

Can deployments make a marriage stronger?

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We have all heard about how deployments can cause divorce. How the stress of going through it all can cause people to break up. But do you think that deployments can also make some marriages stronger? I think in our case they have. We have been through three of them. Each one has been hard… Read More »

I Could Never Do It

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Most military wives hate it when people say, “I could never do what you do.”   Or “I could never do it” when it comes to a deployment or time away from our husbands.  I think the reason we hate it so much is because there was a time we didn’t think we could do… Read More »

Can I Really Make it Through This Deployment?

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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 wanted to tell these people that it does seem hard, but you can make it through.  The time before they leave can be really… Read More »

Guest Post: Advice For Your First Deployment

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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 deployment.  Our first deployment was… Read More »

The Good, the Sad and the Really Bad : Days During a Deployment

I seem to be able to fit the days during a deployment into three categories.  Some days I feel good.  Things seem to work out.  We follow our routine and although I always miss my husband I feel like I can get through it all just fine.  Then I have my sad days.  The ones… Read More »

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