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Being Beautifully Imperfect

Being Beautifully Imperfect

Military Spouse Life
Originally posted on Milspouse Conversations in 2019 Hello! My name is Annette and I am a 44-year-old female. I am a mother to a 19-year-old daughter who is a sophomore in college and a 16-year-old son who is a high school junior.  I am also a military spouse of over 21 years and a Retired Army Disabled Combat Veteran. Long title right? Well, it does not define me but it helps when I share my story… (more…)
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From Hopelessness to Activism

From Hopelessness to Activism

Military Spouse Life
Right now, the country is facing some unprecedented struggles: with the COVID-19 pandemic, the highest unemployment rates we’ve ever seen, as well as the old sins of racism and genocide being reckoned with once again. It feels overwhelming to so many of us. We want to help, we want to make things better, we want to DO something -- but so often military spouses feel that our hands are tied because we never live in one community for long, and aren’t there rules about this sort of thing anyway? (more…)
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Military Move – 4 Things To Consider When PCSing

Military Move – 4 Things To Consider When PCSing

Military Spouse Life, Uncategorized
  Being in the military can be an amazing and adventurous journey, but it can also be tough and scary. Let's face it. It can be an emotional rollercoaster that few people truly understand. Many times, during a PCS, the military member is bound to their duty to serve while the spouse hates the new location. The children don't want to move; they don't want to start over and have to make new friends—they like their old friends just fine.  (more…)
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