How Being An Army Wife Prepared Me For A Month In New Zealand (Part One)

The number one thing I’ve learned as an Army wife is that when opportunity comes knocking, you jump up off the couch and answer the door without hesitation. So when my good friend Laura (an Ohio math teacher from New Zealand) invited me on a month-long trip to her home country, I jumped on board […]

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Countering the Curse of Productive Procrastination

By: Amanda Marksmeier I began my day with a yoga routine. Then I did some research and planning for our summer vacation. I cleaned out the pantry (it’s never looked better) and vacuumed my house. I emerged from my morning feeling accomplished. The one thing I didn’t accomplish this morning: writing a complete draft of […]

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7 Househunting Tips for Military Families

By Jen McDonald House hunting for military families is a bit different than what our civilian counterparts go through. We’re usually working on a compressed timetable due to a PCS move, may deal with negotiations long distance, or have one spouse accomplishing much of the legwork while the other is deployed or away for duty. […]

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