There are definite challenges to military life
From deployment to care packages, the struggle is very real.
We have all cried, we have all waited, we have all worried. We are a family and we need to stick together. To make it easier for you to find what you need, I have set up this page as a quick reference to all the best resources and articles on military life.
I am adding to it all the time so make sure to check back frequently or sign up to our mailing list. This is not just my articles, but the best of the best that I have found elsewhere. The goal of this page is to provide you with a really convenient, organized resource that will help you with whatever you are struggling with.
Have a resource to add? Email me at kara[at]
- How to write letters during Boot Camp that will help your S.O. succeed!
- 5 Ways To Support Your Loved One At Basic
- How to Cope and Find Support During Basic
- How to Send Love to Your Valentine at Basic Training
- Ideas for Christmas Care Packages
- How To Get Free Products For Your Care Packages
- Fathers Day Care Package Ideas
- 5 Ways To Get Your Kids Involved In Care Packages
- 22 Christmas Care Packages
- 150+ Items for Your Next Care Package
- 180 Amazing Care Package Resources
- 102 Puns for Care Packages
- 12 Free Products and Services (most of these are relevant to families with a deployed loved one)
- Printable Deployment Keepsake Journal
- How to Prepare for Deployment
- 60 Ideas For Staying Busy During Deployment
- How To Eat/Cook Healthy Meals During Deployments
Deployment (for kids!)
- 10 Simple Actions That Can Make Deployment Easier For Your Kids
- Top Products To Help Your Kids Overcome Deployment
- Daddy Quilts for Deployments (information and review)
- Favorite Products for Deployment
- Deployment Resources For Kids
Giving Birth Alone
- Giving Birth While My Husband Was Away
- Advice For Giving Birth Without Your Spouse
- Giving Birth Without Your Husband
- Our first year of marriage and giving birth alone
- 109 Military Homecoming Signs
- 101 Military Welcome Home Signs
- Here's where to get a FREE homecoming sign!
- Homecoming Checklist
Military Spouse Careers
- How to PCS Proof Your Career
- Work From Home Opportunities
- The Ultimate List of PCS Proof Business Ideas
- Everything you need to know about OPSEC
- OPSEC and PERSEC- Please read!
- How to Stick to OPSEC When You Are a Military Spouse
- 10 Ways To Deal With Military Life Transitions
- Moving Tips & Storage Recommendations
- How to Help Your Child Adjust To A New School After PCSing
- PCSing with PETS!
- Solo-Parenting Advice from 17 Military Spouses Who Have Been There
- 5 Tips For The Solo-Parenting Military Spouse
- Tips For Flying Alone With A Baby
- 13 of the BEST Military Spouse Books Out There!
- When You Just Can't Stop Worrying
- New Years Resolutions For Military Spouses
- My absolute FAVORITE (and all inclusive) GUIDE to military life (ebook and printables!)
- Get help studying for the ASVAB
- Sign up for USAA (trust me, it will make your life easier and there are tons of benefits!)
- Military Spouse Drivers License Laws and Links
- 9 Free Programs For Military Families
- New Spouse Stories
- A complete database of listings for all emergency, legal and law enforcement government offices in the country
You are awesome. You can do this!
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