How You Can Become a Military Spouse Blogger

How You Can Become a Military Spouse Blogger

How You Can Become a Military Spouse Blogger * This post contains affiliate links!  We were almost done with our 2nd deployment. It was getting colder in Germany, and I didn’t have that many things to do besides taking care of the kids and the house. For a while, I had wanted to become what I called a “public” blogger. I had been blogging since 2004, but up until that time, my blog was just for friends and family. The blog was just little updates with pictures. I did most of that before Facebook started getting popular. When I realized …

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The Top Military Life Blog Posts of 2017 From Your Favorite Military Spouse Bloggers and Websites

The Top Military Life Blog Posts of 2017 From Your Favorite Military Spouse Bloggers and Websites

The Top Military Life Blog Posts of 2017 From Your Favorite Military Spouse Bloggers and Websites I discovered the military spouse blogging community back in 2009. I was on Twitter, and I started to connect with other military spouses on there. As a new blogger myself, this was a great way into the milspouse blogging community. We all understand what we were all going through. Over the years, blogging has changed a bit. There is such a wonderful military spouse blogger community that is creating such fantastic content. There are military spouse blogs that focus on all different parts of …

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My Top Military Spouse Posts of 2017

My Top Military Spouse Posts of 2017

My Top Military Spouse Posts of 2017 Next week at this time it will be 2018! A new year is always a good time to reflect back on the previous year. As I look back on my blog posts from the last year, I can see most popular posts. The blog posts that got the most attention, the most hits, and probably helped the most amount of people. Here are the top 10 posts of 2017 from Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life! Enjoy! 10. 9 Things That Can Hurt a Military Marriage– There are certain things that can hurt a military marriage. …

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10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Milspouse Blogger

10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Milspouse Blogger

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville It wasn’t until 2009 that I realized that there was a Milspouse blogging community. Although I had joined an online forum for Military spouses when my husband joined in 2005, I didn’t realize that there were so many amazing spouses out there writing about the same type of experiences I was having. It was refreshing to see. I started my blog and soon found others and it grew from there. After six years as a Milspouse blogger, there is a lot to love about …

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The Truth About Working From Home

  Working from home can be a great way to make a living but it is not without its challenges. There are a lot of factors to think about when deciding if you want to work for yourself or not. There are a lot of aspects to working from home that need to be thought about. Working from home isn’t as simple as just sitting in front of a computer with your pjs on. You Have To Balance Everything When you work outside the home, you still have to balance everything but when your work is in your home, it …

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The 3 Ways That Blogging Can Heal Your Heart

The Three Ways That Blogging Can Heal Your Heart I am often heard that if you are going through a difficult time it is best to write about what was going on. Start a journal and just write. Get everything out. I have kept a journal for years and years and this is true. Writing in the journal helps me feel better and allows me to think about things I would never have thought about before. Blogging is similar in that way. Some people blog for fun but others do it as a way of reaching out, of sharing their …

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See Ya, 2015, 2016 Is Here

  Happy 2016! It’s the first day a new year. A fresh page. I love the feeling you get when a new year starts and the old one becomes just a bunch of memories. 2015 wasn’t the best year. Not at all. Looking back, it was a strange year. It seemed to go by fast overall but there were a lot of days when it just dragged. My husband started a new job right before Christmas last year and it was very difficult for all of us. He was not home as much as we needed him to be. This …

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Why You Should Start A Blog In The New Year

2016 is almost here! Have you thought about your goals? What about starting that blog you keep thinking about? I have totally been there. For months and months, I thought about starting a blog before I actually did. Then one day, I started a blog and I am so glad I did. Starting a blog can be a great way to have your own place to write, to connect with others and to bring value to people in the world. A lot of people want to start a blog because they feel like they have something to say. Others think that …

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The 3 Social Media Sites That Bloggers Should Be Using

The 3 Social Media Sites That Bloggers Should Be Using When you start a new blog it is important to also set up social media accounts to go with it. I actually did this differently. I had a Twitter account before I had my blog. It came soon after but still. I decided to join Twitter on a whim back in 2009. I am not even sure why. I started connecting with others, mostly photographers. It was fun to share my work there and see what others were doing. Once I started my blog I ended up finding other Military Spouses on …

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Why Bloggers Need Social Media

Why Bloggers Need Social Media

Bloggers need social media! Are you a blogger too? Awesome! Are you on social media? You should be. For a few different reasons. Social media can be good, it can be bad but you need to be on it if you are a blogger. There are three main reasons for this. To connect, to promote and to make money. Yes, you can make money on social media if you are a blogger. Pretty cool huh? To Connect This is the most important reason that bloggers need social media. To connect with others. To connect with other bloggers and to connect with …

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