By Danielle Keech for MilitaryByOwner The holidays truly are the most wonderful time of the year, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t completely filled with chaos. If you’re traveling over the holidays, then you know that the word crazy doesn’t even begin to cover it. As military families, we often travel home since most […]
Military spouses and their families appreciate that travel can be both incredibly rewarding and immensely stressful—especially during the holidays. And more often than not, one of the first casualties of a busy travel schedule is their own wellness.
By Jen McDonald Maybe you recently PCSed, and the idea of bundling your family into a vehicle again gives you hives. Or maybe it’s not your family’s turn for a PCS this summer, but your budget doesn’t allow for too much travel, your spouse is deployed, or you simply would rather explore more of the […]
By Mary Ann Eckberg Rolling waves glisten and sparkle under the effervescent rays of morning sunshine. A soothing breeze off the water sweeps the hair from your eyes as you gaze across the sand and surf. There’s no stress here! It’s the perfect setting for the getaway trip you’ve been longing for. Suddenly, a car […]
by Mary Ann Eckberg After yet another military move, you would think post-PCS unpacking would be a breeze. But, here we are–emptying one more brown box of “stuff.” I am so close to throwing my hands up, getting rid of it all, and living off the basics in an RV! I know, I know…RV living […]
Content provided by Ask Mr. Dad Spending quality time with your kids is one of the most important—and rewarding—aspects of being a dad. Hanging out with your kids on a regular basis is crucial to staying in tune with their lives, and sends an important message that you care. Besides doing everyday things together like […]
If this season means you’re packing up the car, making train reservations, or waiting in airport security lines with your family, here’s how you may be able to reduce hassles for all of you. Besides the ideas we’ve listed, consider our Qwik Sheet, Traveling with Children. It has dozens more ideas for a more pleasant […]