Category Archives: veterans

It’s Ok to be Happy on Memorial Day

Yes, it’s ok to be happy on Memorial Day.  In fact, other military families and I encourage it. No, wishing me a happy Memorial Day isn’t really appropriate, though, nor is thanking my husband for his service today, but I … Continue reading

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Military Appreciation Month- 10 things military families deal with that most civilians don’t realize

10. Family memories are compromised in the interest of National Security.  Missed births, first days of school, graduations, anniversaries, mother’s days, father’s days, Christmases and Chanukahs, Ramadans, Easters and Passovers, illnesses and funerals are too numerous to count. 9.  Communication is … Continue reading

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Free Tickets to the PGA Tour’s PLAYERS Championship

The PGA TOUR’s signature event – THE PLAYERS Championship – offers all active duty, retired and reserve military personnel and their dependents  FREE admission to the  tournament (May 9 – 14, 2017) in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.  That’s not all. Here’s … Continue reading

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PTSD Paid Study Needs Volunteers

The National Center for PTSD in Palo Alto, CA is currently running a paid study with the goal of helping couples affected by PTSD.  If you are in a relationship where one member is a veteran affected by PTSD and … Continue reading

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Our President Elect, Let’s Deal With It

It’s going to be ok. If you are feeling overwhelmed, try some kindergarten calming soup breathing… Smell the soup, blow on the soup, smell the soup, blow on the soup, in-out, in-out.  Now, let’s get on with it. If you … Continue reading

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IGNITE Opportunities For Military Connected Women

Women Vet/Milspo Entrepreneurship Will IGNITE this November 18th in Savannah Learn, Network & Meet These Successful Women Veteran Entrepreneurs! By Sarah O’Connell Kristina Guerrero could hear her heart pumping as the doors opened to the Shark Tank conference room on … Continue reading

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Great Gear from Grunt Style for your Guy on Father’s Day

I want to introduce you to Grunt Style, a veteran-owned, and operated, company specializing in warrior-inspired, patriotic gear for men and women. Grunt Style is based in Chicago with 100+ employees, the majority of whom are veterans. This Father’s Day, they have … Continue reading

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Find Flexible, Portable Work That’s Right for You

LiveOps Contributed Article It’s difficult to balance work and family. No one seems to have found the mathematical solution to make all the pieces fit perfectly together. Having a spouse in the military with the transfers and moves that are … Continue reading

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Veterans Can Win A Free Mattress

GhostBed is on a mission to salute the men and women who serve in the United States military.  Recognizing that every member of the armed forces has a personal story of patriotism, the online mattress company by Nature’s Sleep is … Continue reading

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Cars and Stripes $100 Visa Card Giveaway!

This Veteran’s Day, both Maaco and Meineke are honoring Veterans by treating them to discounts and freebies.  As a military family, we really appreciate efforts, such as these, and I like to pass the word to others who can make … Continue reading

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