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When You’ve Forgotten

And there’s a good reason for this. We spend so much time trying to live in the present, putting together the pieces from one PCS to another, dreaming of the day when we’ll finally be settled. But that day doesn’t come for a long time because deployments and new duty assignments overshadow it. And who we were at the beginning of this adventure fades a little more and a little more with each move, each promotion.

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Finding the right kind of support is often the key to thriving in military life. In our community stories, we're tackling what's easy and what's hard about finding your tribe.

Mom& Son

In military life, solo-parenting is just a known reality. And often military life complicates our role as parents as we relocate. In these parenting stories, we're offering tips and tricks for how to navigate mil life as a rockstar mom or dad.

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Deployments challenge us each and every time. No two deployments are the same and often we thrive best when reminded that our emotions, our challenges, are shared. This is what we do with out deployment stories.

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A strong military marriage is such an inspiring thing to observe. It isn't easy. But it is possible. In our marriage stories we tackle tough topics and offer insightful perspectives on what matters and even what doesn't.

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Talking about what makes military life hard is a cornerstone of our self-care stories. Not because we want to dwell in the hardships, but because we know that giving hardship a voice is also how we give away its power over us. And how we thrive.

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Resume gaps. Abandoned careers. Degrees unfinished or unused. These are all norms we grapple with with often. In these employment stories, we're talking about the emotions behind employment as a mil spouse.

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