Category Archives: Family

Holiday Stress Busters

As the leaves begin to fall and the nights turn cooler, the holidays are right around the corner. You know that time of year where everything becomes hurried and we have events to attend almost nightly. How do you take … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Spiritual Literacy and Spiritual Resilience

By Ashley Shulski, Military Spouses of Strength Director of Programs The word “spiritual” is often used today but we do not always know what it truly means or how we can be spiritual and have spiritual literacy in our lives. … Continue reading

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day has been set aside as a day to recognize the contributions military spouses make on a daily basis to support their military members, families, and communities.  Celebrated each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day, spouses … Continue reading

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Courageous Proportions

So today’s article I’d like to dedicate to all my fellow Military Spouses, men and women. Take this from a seasoned wife: I am not new to this.  There are ups and there are downs – always remember that! However, … Continue reading

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Do you ever think about your life and wonder just how you got from point A to B…then versus now?  I know I do.  Military life isn’t easy and I’m proof of that!  See, yesterday was my 21st wedding anniversary … Continue reading

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Warning Signs Parents of MIL Teens Can’t Ignore

We want our military kids to stay young, we wish they would grow up. After years of teaching, nurturing and disciplining, our babies hit the teen years and start to spread their wings. And while we are still responsible for … Continue reading

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American Red Cross

On May 18, 1998, 2AM, I received a call from my brother informing me my father had been killed in a car accident on a deserted road outside Wells, Nevada. My husband was deployed in Italy as an air planner … Continue reading

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