The Military Wife Blog
Welcome to my military wife blog, where I share practical tips, heartfelt truths, personal stories, and actionable steps to help you thrive as a military wife. Whether you want to know how to survive deployment, where to find military wife support, the truth about intimacy after deployment, or tips for navigating life as a military mom, you’ve come to the right place. No topic is off-limits! Dive into articles about how to be resilient, ways to overcome spouse deployment depression, and more to improve your experience as a military wife.
It’s not often someone can say, “I know what you’re going through,” and mean it. But I do. I know what it’s like when your spouse is gone all the time. I know the pain of feeling disconnected from your husband while he’s away and home. I know the struggle of waiting to get pregnant because of a deployment, being pregnant during deployment, and losing a baby. I know it’s hard watching your kids struggle with their dad being gone and fearing for his safety. I know what it’s like to feel alone, scared, and overwhelmed with everything that comes with being a military wife. I also know how to make the most of military wife life and thrive during deployments, and I talk about it all in my military wife blog. Enjoy!
How to Deal with Deployment Separation and Keep Your Marriage Strong While He’s Gone
Whether you’re preparing for your first deployment or are in the middle of one right now, you might be wondering how to deal with deployment separation. Being separated from the person you love for months, even years at a time can be so hard. Thinking about how much you miss them hurts, but not thinking …
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5 Deployment Reintegration Tips for Military Wives When Your Spouse Returns
Are you counting down the days? The days until your spouse returns from deployment and you’re finally reunited? I’ve been there! I know the anticipation, the excitement, and the relief. But I also know some other, more complicated and confusing, feelings slip in there too. So, if you’re also feeling nervousness, anxiousness, worry, stress or …
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Feeling Like an Unhappy Military Wife? Transform Your Life!
Do you ever feel like an unhappy military wife? If so, you’re not alone. Military wife life comes with some unique challenges, from coping with deployments to dealing with the day-to-day stresses of life in the military. Fortunately, over the past 15 years (and after A LOT of trial and error), I’ve discovered how to …
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What’s Goal Setting, and Why Is It Important for Military Wives?
You’ve probably heard that setting S.M.A.R.T. goals is the key to accomplishing big things. But what’s goal setting, really? And why is it so important for military wives to set and achieve goals? While there are numerous goal-setting exercises and strategies, the power it setting goals is knowing this: You don’t need to accomplish a …
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6 Military Spouse Mental Health Tips to Feel Better Today
Being a military wife is not for the faint of heart, and your mental health can quickly take the brunt of it, especially during deployments and trainings. What challenges do military spouses face? Just take a moment to read through these statistics that shed some light on military spouse mental health: Do you relate to …
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How to Make Yourself a Priority as a Military Wife (and Mom)
Do you feel like you’re always putting others first and want to know how to make yourself a priority? As a military wife, you take care of your family, home, and husband—and unfortunately, it often feels like it needs to be at the expense of taking care of yourself. As women, we put a lot …
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5 Time Management Tips to Help You Thrive as a Military Wife
My number 1 tip for time management is realizing how essential time management is for military wives. Time is one of our most precious resources. However, if you’re the spouse of a service member, you know how tough it can be to manage your time. Between work, family, and taking care of your home alone …
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Thought Work: Learning to Love Your Brain Like It Loves You
Thought work coaching is a revolutionary way to become best friends with your brain. You see, your brain is your superpower. It cares about you so much and wants to help you survive and thrive. As military wives, one of the most beneficial and productive things we can do for ourselves (and our loved ones) …
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How to Prepare for Deployment as a Spouse: 3 Tips for Surviving Deployment
Are you a military wife wondering how to prepare for deployment as a spouse? If you’ve gone through deployments before, you know it can be a difficult time. If this is your first deployment as a military wife, you may feel overwhelmed and stressed about surviving deployment. You’re not alone. As a military wife of …
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How to Find Military Wife Support During Deployments
Military deployments are hard on everyone involved. Trust me; my family has been there. Not only do we as wives worry about the safety of our spouses, but we also have to manage all the household tasks and responsibilities by ourselves. It can be isolating. Whether you’ve experienced a deployment before or you’re preparing for …
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Are You Ready to Build Resilience & Thrive as a Military Wife?
I am so excited to journey with you as your Military Wife Life Coach and help you move into a better place emotionally and mentally to face the challenges that come with military wife life confidently.