The only organization created for seasoned military spouses, by seasoned military spouses.

 

 

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experiences that reveals the human spirit.” - e.e. cummings

Meet Jen

Why Pride & Grit?
Check out this quick video to meet Jen and hear her story – the story from which Pride & Grit was born.

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Anxious moments.
Joy-filled moments.
Taxing moments.
Hopeful moments.

Anxious moments. Joy-filled moments.
Taxing moments. Hopeful moments.

Join us as we share stories and spotlights that help you find your “mirror moments,” those moments when a story, read or told over a cup of coffee, reminds you of your own experiences. These are the moments that make us all walk taller, stand stronger, live prouder, smile wider, and even laugh louder.

Let’s do that, together.

Join us as we share stories and spotlights that help you find your “mirror moments,” those moments when a story, read or told over a cup of coffee, reminds you of your own experiences. These are the moments that make us all walk taller, stand stronger, live prouder, smile wider, and even laugh louder.

Let’s do that, together.

For The Military Spouse

Welcome to the conversation. We're excited to have you here!

Building a life, as a military spouse, requires an immense amount of PRIDE in the work your Service Member is doing. It also requires an immense amount of GRIT to embrace the uniqueness of this life.

Whether you are rowing through a valley or standing on a peak, your story and your voice matters to this community.

In the end, the difference between seasons of thriving and those of just surviving can often be traced back to authenticity and unconditional support. And maybe, just maybe, a little grit.

4 Ways to Navigate Military Life as an Introvert

For The Military Spouse

Welcome to the conversation. We're excited to have you here!

Building a life, as a military spouse, requires an immense amount of PRIDE in the work your Service Member is doing. It also requires an immense amount of GRIT to embrace the uniqueness of this life.

Whether you are rowing through a valley or standing on a peak, your story and your voice matters to this community.

4 Ways to Navigate Military Life as an Introvert

For Those Who Support Us

Thank you! We need you! This site is designed for you too.

Pride & Grit provides a glimpse into the lives and stories of the military-connected families. We know our supporters often struggle with how best to show up for us.

Share one of our stories and start a new conversation about the challenges we face and the support we need. Use these stories as a window into our world, so you may fully join (and support) us there.
5 Ways To Support Your Military Spouse Friend

Your Journey

Who Are You?

As a military spouse, who YOU are can get a little lost – with each new address, career pivot, and friendship circle. We’re here to help!

Using the CliftonStrengths tool, Pride & Grit brings strengths identification work and personalized coaching to the seasoned spouse community.

Through this work, we’re helping military spouses like you reclaim the best of themselves and learn to own their talents and strengths – in all settings.

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What others are saying...

We offer the only personal development retreat FOR
seasoned military spouses BY seasoned spouses.

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The Evolve Retreat is a tailor-made experience, with top tier speakers, a thoughtful agenda, rich conversation, and an opportunity to focus on YOU while connecting with others.

Past retreats have focused on identity rediscovery, defining your values, and owning the stories that hold you back. We’ve also helped attendees consider all that comes with a transition to civilian life.

We know that investing in yourself and your dreams can be hard, but we know you’re worth it.

We offer the only personal development retreat FOR seasoned military spouses BY seasoned spouses.

The Evolve Retreat is a tailor-made experience, with top tier speakers, a thoughtful agenda, rich conversation, and an opportunity to focus on YOU while connecting with others.

Past retreats have focused on identity rediscovery, defining your values, and owning the stories that hold you back. We’ve also helped attendees consider all that comes with a transition to civilian life.

We know that investing in yourself and your dreams can be hard, but we know you’re worth it.

"Several thoughts and feelings were validated regarding the many different phases and seasons of being a military spouse. Words were given to isolating thoughts and feelings and support was found in knowing I was not alone on this journey".
2022 Retreat Attendee
"I loved connecting to the other seasoned spouses... and sharing our current stories and our future fears. It was refreshing to not be the oldest person in the room."
2021 Retreat Attendee

Our Stories

Encouraging stories. Vulnerable stories.
Insightful stories. Reassuring stories.

Use our stories to start a conversation with your circle about how to thrive under the weight you may be carrying. This life is hard. It’s also amazing. 

Find a story that speaks to you and share it with your spouse, share it with your mother-in-law, share it with your neighbor. Use these stories to gain perspective, to hope, to dream, to heal, and ultimately to treasure this unique life

And when you’re ready, tell us your story become a Pride & Grit Contributor. 

Our Spotlights

She's a force. A dreamer. A creator. A problem solver. A business owner.
She's a military spouse and she's paved her own path.
Learn from her, support her, or just know she's out there doing her thing.

Pride & Grit is a Trademark of Hinshaw Consulting Group, Inc 2018© and Pride & Grit Consulting, LLC. 2022© All rights reserved.

Pride & Grit is a Trademark of Hinshaw Consulting Group, Inc 2018© and Pride & Grit Consulting, LLC. 2022© All rights reserved.