Elena Ashburn and Matthew Oh are the co-founders of Bloom, a platform designed to empower and inspire military teens. Born into the Army lifestyle, they have each moved countless times and have experienced the struggles of military life. “The two … Continue reading Spotlight: Co-founders of Bloom (Empowering Military Teens)
Let’s touch the lives of others by becoming a pen pal to a veteran! The Veteran Center staff and residents are so excited to have some pen pal letters coming their way! One resident was just talking about wanting a … Continue reading Pay it Forward: Veteran Pen Pal
Summer is a time for teacher prep and finding out what works for you. We always have a scheduled day in our house (2.5 year old and 8 month old brothers), but our activities are mostly very simple. I address … Continue reading Homeschooling: Start Simple with Pre-K Goals
We are so excited to introduce Liz McChesney to our team as our Motivation and Resource Expert. I met Liz at a luncheon for a new spouse in our battalion. She was so energetic and positive, and her energy made … Continue reading Spotlight: Liz McChesney
Whether you have children, a dog, or it’s just you and your significant other, it is so easy to waste away on the couch in front of the TV. I know, I am not making the best out of my … Continue reading It’s a Military Life: 10 Fun Outside Activities to Do at Home
Are you new to the military life? Maybe you are a spouse that has experienced a few deployments, and the more recent struggles of living away from family and friends? Or, are you a more seasoned spouse that has seen … Continue reading Where are You at in Your Military Experience?
“If You Can’t Fly, Then Run, If You Can’t Run, Then Walk, If You Can’t Walk, Then Crawl, But Whatever You Do, Keep Moving Forward.” Martin Luther King Jr. Written by: Christina Etchberger @itsamilitarylife Almost every morning, my sons and … Continue reading It’s a Military Life: Keep Moving Forward