Category Archives: From the Desk of the Founder

I am to blame…

I cried yesterday, hell my eyes didn’t even dry all the way before I found myself crying again. My heart aches, and it could have been avoided. One of my sisters and her children lost their lives, one of my … Continue reading

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Volunteerism

Volunteers play an intricate role in society. Which is why there is a month dedicated to honoring volunteers, and days throughout the year that encourage volunteerism. Points of Light promotes volunteerism through the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Many organizations function … Continue reading

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Smoothies: Service and Sacrifice

If you are a military spouse, I hope while you are reading this you are sipping on a smoothie; a way to stick it to the “man” (the Duffey man that is). If you haven’t heard a smoothie shop owner … Continue reading

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DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference

January 27 through 29th I spent at the DoD/VA Suicide Prevention Conference. As the Founder of Military Spouses of Strength I thought it important to attend this conference on our behalf. I learned a plethora of information, information that will help … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

As we get closer to Valentine’s Day, I thought It would be fun to give you some little-known-facts about the holiday. Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is associated with the day of love, a time to tell those that we care about- … Continue reading

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Important Message- Just for You

Military Spouses of Strength is focused on helping you to create a healthy you. We understand that not everyone deals with clinical depression, or other diagnosed mental health issues. You have seen us feature military spouses that do struggle with … Continue reading

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Most everyone knows by now that there have been points in my husband’s military career were I have struggled- emotionally. I became depressed because of: lack of self-worth, frequent moves-often leaving good friends, lack of employment, or feeling alone and … Continue reading

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