Pillar Deployment Retreat

Pillar Deployment Retreat

http://www.pillardeploymentretreat.com What is PILLAR and who can get involved? PILLAR is the first ever digital retreat for deployment countdowns!  We’ll be gathering more than 21 military spouses and lifestyle experts online November 8- 10 to share their best strategies for a healthy, happy deployment countdown.The entire retreat will happen right in our private Facebook Group [...]

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

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

Written By: Christina Etchberger, Lifestyle Blogger and Founder of It's a Military Life Our Family Portrait @amandacreatesart: @amandacreatesart 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 turned homeschooling [...]

Grandparents Day: A Tribute to Francisco Medina, A Proud Navy Grandfather

Grandparents Day: A Tribute to Francisco Medina, A Proud Navy Grandfather

Tribute By: Christina Etchberger with Jasmin Cruz, and the The Medina Family “Grandparents hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.” The military life is a lifestyle that is challenging in many different ways. I personally am so grateful for my Nana and Grandpa who have always been my rock [...]

Spotlight Special: Partners in PROMISE 2021 Military Special Education Survey

Spotlight Special: Partners in PROMISE 2021 Military Special Education Survey

Click here for the 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 [...]

Spotlight Special: Jessica Sweet and The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project

Spotlight Special: Jessica Sweet and The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project

Children often feel confused, scared, helpless, and even guilty when they see a loved one undergo a sudden and dramatic change. Many times, they no longer know how to interact socially with their loved one.Jessica NaDona Sweet, MS, CCC-SLP “The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project”: 1) Alert families about the four exciting, newly available resource [...]

Counselor Amy Rivera and Circle of Control

Counselor Amy Rivera and Circle of Control

By: Amy Rivera, Counselor @armywife_counselorlife I’m the type of person who LOVES a plan! As much as I Iike spontaneity now and then, I love organization and knowing when and how things will happen. These past few weeks have sent my stress levels high with all the uncertainty this pandemic has brought along.  And this [...]

Spotlight: Paulette Fryar and The Million Mile Project

Spotlight: Paulette Fryar and The Million Mile Project

Written By: Paulette Fryar My name is Paulette Fryar and I am a Coast Guard Spouse to my husband, Troy, who is in his 31st year of active duty service. We have 4 college age sons, with one entering the Air Force this fall. We are currently stationed at Scott Air Force Base. In May, [...]

Body Band Workout

Body Band Workout

Workout by: Zohra @zohragalka Hi! It’s Zohra with your Wednesday wellness workout. With many gyms being closed and many of us with limited equipment here is a fun upper body band workout you can do anywhere. •Bicep curl 20 reps each arm •Wide Raise one minute •Sit down rows one minute •Tricep extension 20 reps [...]

Spotlight Special: Nadia, Military Spouse and Real Estate Agent

Spotlight Special: Nadia, Military Spouse and Real Estate Agent

Resources Provided By: Nadia Anac, Realtor, J.D. Meet Nadia! As an active duty military spouse, Nadia has first-hand knowledge of the need to buy or sell your home quickly and efficiently. Armed with a law degree, a background in business entrepreneurship, and a thorough understanding of the real estate market, Nadia uses the most up-to-date [...]

Spotlight: Bree Carroll and Military Marriage Day!

Spotlight: Bree Carroll and Military Marriage Day!

Our marriages are the core of our families & when they are strong our force is strong....have a desire to improve your relationships or looking for something to keep it going? Military Marriage Day is for you!  Bree Carroll, Creator of Military Marriage Day 1) We are so excited to start celebrating this week for [...]