What You Need to Know About Being Stationed in Germany

Stationed in Germany

So happy to have Malori from Warrior Life Wellness to tell us all about what it is like to be stationed in Germany! She has some great advice for anyone who will be pcsing to Germany anytime soon. Please let me know if you would like to guest post about where you are stationed! Our OCONUS PCS Moving to Germany is something that happens to “other military families.”  Just like I never thought I would marry a soldier, I never thought we’d get stationed overseas – even though it was a dream of mine to live in Europe.  Well, as …

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PCSing This Summer? These Relocation Tips Will Help!

PCSing This Summer? These Relocation Tips Will Help!

Happy to have a guest post from Charlene Wilde about dealing with relocation! If you would like to guest post on Soldier’s Wife, Crazy Life, please visit my Duty Station Guest Post page or make sure to send me an email for more details!  Dealing with relocation this summer? These tips can help. As many military spouses know, the summer doesn’t just mean that kids are out of school and beaches are open for business. At this time of year permanent changes of station become more frequent and dealing with the challenges that come with relocation is a reality for …

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What You Need To Know About Being Stationed At Los Angeles Air Force Base

What You Need To Know About Being Stationed At Los Angeles Air Force Base

What You Need To Know About Being Stationed At Los Angeles Air Force Base Happy to have this guest post by Amanda on being stationed at Los Angeles Air Force Base in California. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for blog posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed. Los Angeles Air Force Base is located in El Segundo minutes away from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). It is a small base surrounded by hundreds of contractors ranging from small subcontractors you have never heard of to towering buildings with …

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Networking as an Entrepreneur in the Military Community

Networking as an Entrepreneur in the Military Community By Jenny Hale, The Military Social Media Guru at jennyhale.com As a military spouse or veteran entrepreneur, owning a business can offer a sense of independence, freedom, and personal self-accomplishment. However, the key to success is making sales, providing value to the community you are serving, and marketing your business successfully. While some MilCommunity entrepreneurs have mastered this, others may not have (yet!). For example, have you ever done any of the following online? Built a Facebook page and invited all your personal family and friends to “like” it? Started a Twitter …

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Learning to LOVE Belgium

Living in Belgium

Happy to have this guest post by Christina on Living in Belgium. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed. Learning to LOVE Belgium It’s no secret that any PCS can be an adjustment. I mean you pick up your whole life every couple of years and head off to somewhere new. New friends, new job, new house…basically a whole new life. I was pretty prepared for military life since as a teenager I moved MANY times and …

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On Living At Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Glad to have this guest post by Rebecca on living at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed. Fort Huachuca is often referred to as Fort “We Gotcha,” and as the home of the Military Intelligence Corps and a few thousands students, it’s very true. It’s not uncommon to be stationed here two or three times throughout a Soldier’s career. Often underappreciate, at least the first time, Huachcua is truly a gem tucked away in the Southeastern corner of …

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On Living in Wiesbaden, Germany

On Living in Wiesbaden, Germany

Happy to have this guest post by Rebecca on Wiesbaden, Germany. Please visit my Duty station guest post page for posts on other locations or more information about how you can write a guest post about where you have been stationed.  I had the privilege of living in Wiesbaden, Germany from January 2008 through December 2010. This was my first experience living overseas and it was an adventure! Back in those days, military and their family flew on commercial flights, which landed us in Frankfurt. We were then bussed to an inprocessing center and then finally bussed to Wiesbaden Army Airfield. …

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A Mother’s Intuition

Kathryn from Singing through the Rain is my next guest poster 🙂 When my son was born things were a little hazy. I had been in labor for 24 hours and things had been rough with a fourth degree tear. When I tried to breastfeed him, he was not latching on right. I was a new mother so I wasn’t sure how easy these things were supposed to be, but then things got more strange. They told me my son was refusing to eat. He was happy and born healthy from what we could tell, but he did not want …

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Supporting Our Troops: Organizations That Make it Happen

Written by: Amanda Hughes Amanda writes for several online sites and shares her views on world news, the environment and technology and how all of these subjects affect financial news in the U.S. What would you do if you could change the world? Who would you do it for? Very few of us have the money or the power to effect large-scale change, but that shouldn’t stop us from identifying causes near and dear to our hearts and working to further their missions. Entrepreneurs, businesses, politicians and public figures all have some measure of power, be it financial or otherwise, …

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Fall and its Changes

My next guest post is by Kim who blogs at She is Fierce 🙂  She is a Canadian Military wife with 3 children.  She is also going to be talking about my favorite season, fall 🙂     DH and I agree on almost all major life decisions, except perhaps where we would live if we were rich and could choose anywhere in the world to have our own private island. Which, in all fairness, isn’t a major life decision that will be coming up any time soon.  But still, one has to dream.  And both our dreams are very different. DH loves …

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