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Hereís What to Learn from the 2018 Government Shutdown 

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:36:00 +0000
The threat of no paycheck and shuttered services is scary. Now that it's over, here's what we can learn from it for next time.

How the Government Shutdown Impacts Military Family Services 

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:00:05 +0000
Wondering how this whole shutdown business impacts on-base services? Here's the details.

The Doís and Doníts of Managing a Rental Property 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:59:35 +0000
So you need to rent out your home. What do you need to know? Here are some important tips.

A 31-Day Organization Boot Camp Just for Military Families 

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:46:25 +0000
Looking for a step-by-step guide to get that junk out of your house? Look no further

This 2018 Virtual Military Spouse Summit Is a Canít Miss Event 

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:37:31 +0000
Need a military spouse pick-me-up but can't travel? We've got the event for you.

Military OneSource Expanding to More Families 

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:19:32 +0000
Like using Military OneSource's services? The DoD is expanding how long you'll have access to them after getting out.

Samís Club Shutters Some Stores Nationwide, Including Near Military Bases 

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:11:55 +0000
The closures came as a complete surprise to shoppers at locations across the U.S.

Military Bases Linked to Cancer and Health Problems 

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:07:57 +0000
Does living on base put you at a higher risk for cancer? The correlation, at least, is astounding.

Dear Meghan Markle: A Message for a Soon-to-Be Veteran's Wife 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:33:33 +0000
Hey Ms. Markle -- we've got a seat at the table just for you.

Army Spouses: Watch Your Mailboxes for This Survey 

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 21:11:15 +0000
Want to weigh in on which programs should stay and which should go? This could be your chance.

Help Your Military Teen Apply for This 2018 Scholarship 

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:40:18 +0000
Looking for money for your military teen's college tuition? This is a great option.

Donít Live Like He Deploys Tomorrow 

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 20:14:24 +0000
"Live like he deploys tomorrow." Cute -- but misguided. Here's how to live instead.

An Easy Way to Honor that Awesome Spouse You Know 

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:12:11 +0000
You know that one military spouse -- the one who is a change maker and has it all together ... but not too together?

5 Perfect New Year's Resolutions for Military Life 

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:42:34 +0000
Looking for some resolution inspiration? We've got you covered.

5 Top Military Spouse and Family Stories of 2017 

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 17:42:33 +0000
What were the biggest stories for military spouses and family members? We know.

Yes, Military Spouse, Your Time Is Valuable 

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 13:23:36 +0000
Think your time is worthless just because you don't work or have a job that undervalues you? Think again.

4 Tips for On Base Socializing From an Introvert 

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 18:30:25 +0000
First? Always assume there will be mingling -- and try not to panic.

New Year, Old You: Return to Your Roots for 2018 

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:16:28 +0000
Getting ready to ring in the new year with a bunch of resolutions? Try this one.

The Airing of Military Family Grievances: Festivus 2017 

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 16:08:24 +0000
I've got a lot of problems with you people, and now you're going to hear about them.

This Museum Wants Your Army Brat Photos 

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:00:40 +0000
Did you grow-up Army or are you raising Army kids? This museum wants your story and photos.

10 Great Things About Volunteering On Base 

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 21:43:37 +0000
Think of volunteering as just something to fill the time? Think again.

This Military Spouse Non-Profit Is Decking the Halls -- and Deployment 

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:12:35 +0000
Deployment bringing out your inner Grinch? This military spouse-run non-profit has holiday spirit in spades.

Can I Be Friends With an Officer's Wife? 

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:00:48 +0000
SpouseBuzz regularly publishes guest posts and opinions. Have a different perspective?

What the Final 2017 Defense Authorization Act Means for Families 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:42:18 +0000
What's in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for military families? We have the rundown.

5 Ways to Preserve Your Military Memories 

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:32:16 +0000
The journey of your military family abounds with moments worth remembering.

Start the Military Holiday Tradition Youíll Never Forget 

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:35:29 +0000
Join this organization one day a year to remember lives, not deaths.

These Military Kids Got a 'Winter Wonderland' Surprise 

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:37:17 +0000
If you're a military child you probably don't love deployment.

Should Military Couples Listen to Civilian Relationship Advice? 

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 18:56:42 +0000
Think a civilian therapist can't handle military marriage problems? Read more.

Real Spouse Employment: This Non-Profit Helps You Become a Coder 

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:11:01 +0000
Think you've got what it takes to be a coder? This mobile spouse career may just be right for you. Read more.

Military Love Languages: How to Love From Afar 

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:23:29 +0000
You know the five love languages -- but do you know how to use them during deployment? Here are some tips.

SpouseBuzz Has a New Home, But We're Still the Same 

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:16:40 +0000
Why is SpouseBuzz different? Here's the scoop.

5 Ways to Help Your Military Child Deal With a Move 

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 18:32:52 +0000
Want to help your kids handle a military move? Here's how.

Why Net-Neutrality Should Matter to Military Families 

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:30:11 +0000
What does net-neutrality have to do with us? In one word: Everything.

These New Commissary Brand Products Are Hitting Shelves 

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:53:06 +0000
Havenít you always wanted to buy†commissary†store brand cheese?

A List of the People Who Care What You Wear to the Military Ball 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:29:17 +0000
Letís lay this debate to rest.

Just Canít With the Thanksgiving Feast This Year? Do This Instead 

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:25:01 +0000
Typically, we host a parade of people. But not this year. This year I just can't.

What It's Like to Be a Wiccan Military Spouse 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:20:40 +0000
For a country -- and military -- that espouses freedom of and from religion, Grady's choice of faith shouldn't matter. But far too often, she's found that it has.

Finding Joy in the Military Journey 

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:49:08 +0000
I focused on the bad things. Here's what I should've focused on instead.

Chopping Stateside DoDEA Schools Would Break Promise With Military Families 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:01:40 +0000
For many families, having the DDESS schools available provides calm in the storm.

These Tricare Provider Appointments Will Be Free Starting in 2018 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:35:03 +0000
More free care? Check! These changes are coming to Tricare coverage in 2018.

Touching Gender Reveal Held for Spouse of Sailor Killed in Crash 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:24:46 +0000
Cassie Lohrey found out she was pregnant three weeks after her husband, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Ryan Lohrey, was killed in the July 10 crash that also took the lives of 15 other troops.

6 Army Phrases That Work at Home 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:17:34 +0000
Standby: These Army phrases are perfect for life on the home front, too.

Breast Cancer Survivors Beg Military Wives to Make Health a Priority 

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:08:38 +0000
It can happen to your mother, sister, neighbor, friend Ö or you.

How to Be a Working Military Spouse Without Feeling Like Youíre Missing Everything 

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:41:18 +0000
Can you balance work and military life without a serious case of FOMO? Sure you can. Here's how.

Help Name a Mountain After Gold Star Families 

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:04:25 +0000
Get involved in the naming of this mountain to honor Gold Star families. Here's how.

A Military Spouse's Defense of Military Medicine 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:34:59 +0000
It's important to understand some falsehoods around military healthcare. Here's my view.

A Guide to Military Base Protocol for New Spouses 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:00:29 +0000
Know what's expected on base? Here's an easy guide. Read more.

Why ĎThe Long Road Homeí Is One Military Drama You Need to See 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:32:06 +0000
Never before has a show that Iíve seen paid such intentional, humbling attention to getting both sides of the war correct.

HOT! Target Gives 10 Percent Military Discount for Veterans Day 

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:24:34 +0000
Excited about a Target Veterans Day discount? Yup, us too.

5 Tips to Make a Short Term Space Feel Like Home 

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 23:59:58 +0000
Tired of temporary? Use these five hacks to make your next home, well, more home like. Read more.


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