Why Deployment Meltdowns Are Actually a Good Thing
Deployment

Why Deployment Meltdowns Are Actually a Good Thing

After multiple deployments and separations as a military spouse, you’d think the deployment meltdown wouldn’t exist. This is simply not true. A few deployments ago, I hit a catastrophic wall right around the one-month mark. I am unashamed to say it was probably one of my worst meltdowns since becoming a military wife. In the middle of…

The Ultimate List of Homecoming Sign and Banner ideas
Homecoming

The Ultimate List of Homecoming Sign and Banner ideas

Inside: Looking for some fresh ideas for military homecoming signs and banner ideas? Check out these 75+ ideas from sayings to images to help you find the perfect homecoming sign after deployment. Near the end of deployment, it is a fun tradition for military families to welcome their service members home with homecoming signs and…

21 Best Deployment Quotes for Military Spouses and Significant Others
Deployment

21 Best Deployment Quotes for Military Spouses and Significant Others

Inside: Deployment quotes for military spouses and significant others that will make your heart skip a beat. They’re the perfect set of military wife quotes to inspire you during the ups and downs of deployment. I remember the first deployment goodbye after I fell in love with a service member. Painful doesn’t even begin to…

What You Need to Know About This Deployment Goodbye
Deployment

What You Need to Know About This Deployment Goodbye

This was our hardest goodbye. I didn’t expect it. Afterall, we’ve been here before. In fact, we were just here. We’ve done the deployment farewells, the countdowns, the epic homecomings. We’ve made paperchains and welcome home signs, we’ve Skyped on birthdays, ordered Daddy Dolls, and for a military family, to a degree, this deployment just…

7 Money Conversations Every Military Couple Should Have Before Deployment
Deployment

7 Money Conversations Every Military Couple Should Have Before Deployment

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Navy Federal Credit Union. All opinions are 100% mine. About a week after dropping my husband at the white bus (which I loathed), a pit fell into my stomach. He left for another 7 month deployment, and I realized I had no idea how…