Military Spouses Have A Unique Voice

Secure Families Initiatives

In the spring of 1999, I walked into a hangar at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois and adjusted my eyes to the sea of white, as I searched for one particular sailor.   Our Navy journey began that day. It took us to Charleston, South Carolina; to New Jersey where we lost friends on September 11th and my spouse unexpectedly …

Say No To Mum Shaming

Say no to mum shaming.

It’s real. It’s there. And we make it worse for each other. As a parent, you would think our biggest support would be other parents. We are all right in the thick of it, going through it together. The sleepless nights, the tantrums, the poo nappies, the work-life balance, the ups and downs, the struggles and the happy times. Parenting …

Save On Your Family’s Summer Outings

Are you trying to plan some fun with your family or friends this summer? As you plan, you’re looking at your bank account, trying not to go broke keeping the family busy.  First of all, remember NOT to overbook your summer ripping and running.  It’s ok to let your kids be bored at home.  But, before you head out on …

Words Of Wisdom For High School Graduates From The #MaCs

words of wisdom for high school graduates

High School Graduation is here! I love seeing photos shared on social media of all the graduates and reading about their upcoming plans in life.  It took me back to my High School graduation many, many years ago.  I remember the talks from my mom, family, and her friends telling me they wanted to share words of wisdom for high …