No military family gets excited about deployment; instead, we kick it into high gear with planning for such things as financial and legal readiness, child-care arrangements and emotional stability.... more
Deployment is a major event in the lives of military families. From pre-mobilization to care package ideas to reintegration, we have all the resources you need to practically and emotionally prepare for a deployment.
The pre-deployment stage is characterized alternately by denial and anticipation of loss.Full Story
Some tips and tricks to consider if you are planning to send a care package to the Middle East for a service member.
He’s gone. Is the answer to this heartbreak to found in your own house? This weekend my girlfriend sent me a picture of her half-empty closet. On one side, her clothes hung in a neat row. On the other side a black plastic hanger clung to the wire shelf organizer. “It is done,” she texted. “He’s ... Continue Reading