IML Must-Read: Adventures with a Military Kid, with Author Amy Schweizer

Interview By: Christina Etchberger Join us as military spouse and author, Amy Schweizer, reads about the adventures of a military child named Roman, while his Daddy is deployed! Soccer, his stuffed lion sidekick Trooper, and his friend Mason, will all be there as you listen to this amazing story. The Read Aloud The Story Amy […]

IML Must-Read (Read Aloud): Bloom, with Children’s Author Kelly Campbell

Bloom: Written By Kelly Campbell, Illustrated By Taylor Barron Kelly Campbell is a military spouse and mama who has recently added children’s author to the various hats that she wears! https://youtu.be/KY1GfbMziF0 Her first children’s book titled, Bloom, follows a dandelion seed(named Bloom) on a grand adventure where she calls upon the wisdom from her father […]

It’s a Military Life: Be the Lead in Your Own Story, Origin of IML

Our Family Portrait @amandacreatesart: @amandacreatesart Written By: Christina Etchberger, Lifestyle Blogger and Founder of It’s a Military Life   Be the lead in your own story, while guiding others to also find themselves. Christina Etchberger, Founder of It’s a Military Life My name is Christina – Army wife, boy mom x 2, former full-time educator […]

Spotlight: Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home

Written By: Ashley Weinert @countingourheroeshome … a business that sends families all the tools that they need to be successful during deployment, spend quality time as a family and strengthen the bond between the child(ren) and their deployed parent. Ashley Weinert and Counting Our Heroes Home My name is Ashley Weinert, I’m an Army wife […]

Spotlight Special: Partners in PROMISE 2021 Military Special Education Survey

Information from Jennifer Barnhill at Partners in PROMISE and the original article Why Another Survey? Partners in PROMISE’s 2021 Military Special Education Survey and Official Press Release Partners in PROMISE was founded because we knew how powerful telling our personal stories would be. We are a storytelling organization, but we also want to do the […]

Teen Perspective: It’s Cool to be Homeschooled!

This piece is by a military teen-Elena A. Thanks for sharing your story, Elena! Before high school, I had never been to public school before. For half of my life, I was homeschooled. I originally started homeschooling in 1st grade. My mom asked me whether I wanted to go to school for 6+ hours a […]

Why I Love Being A Military Kid

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen Loretta S. Thank you, Loretta, for sharing your story! In going through my school email, I came across an essay contest for military teens. It was your regular essay/artwork contest, sponsored by DODEA, and it was open to all […]

Spotlight: Rebecca Hines and @Sadiegrace_xo

We are so excited to have Rebecca Hines @Sadiegrace_xo with us as our first Spotlight Interview: Children’s Edition. Rebecca is an Air Force wife, mother of three, and is especially passionate about her family’s journey regarding her daughter Sadie’s medical diagnosis. Her family has come together strong and empowered, for Sadie’s health and happiness, despite […]