That Darn Emergency Contact

PCSing

That Darn Emergency Contact One part of military life is possibly moving every few years. In a 20-year long military career, you could move anywhere from two or three to eight or nine depending on career plans. For some, moving every two or three years is normal. Some military families move even more often. While sometimes you do get to stay at the same duty station for a longer period of time, that isn’t the norm. When you move, you really have to start over. You have to make a new house a home, you have to find new doctors, dentists, even …

Read moreThat Darn Emergency Contact

4 Tips For Your Next Short-Term Move

4 Tips For Your Next Short-Term Move

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. 4 Tips For Your Next Short-Term Move Short-term moves can happen in military life. Not every military family stays put for three to four years. Maybe there is a special school that your service member needs to go to; maybe it just makes more sense to move home for the time he will be deployed, whatever the reason, a short-term move can come with its only complications.   Here are four tips to help you through a short-term move: It’s …

Read more4 Tips For Your Next Short-Term Move

Moving Every Few Years As a Military Family Isn’t a Bad Thing

Moving Every Few Years As a Military Family Isn't a Bad Thing

Moving Every Few Years As a Military Family Isn’t a Bad Thing I have been visiting my family this summer; they still live in the house I grew up in. We moved in when I was just five years old, and I lived there until I left their home at the age of 18, going off to college. I grew up in this city. I graduated high school with most of the same people I started 1st grade with. Almost every part of this city has a memory attached to it. As I was driving home from meeting a friend …

Read moreMoving Every Few Years As a Military Family Isn’t a Bad Thing