Lifetime Television is supporting military families! In the run up to the season premiere of Army Wives on Sunday, March 6th, Lifetime will donate $1 to Blue Star Families for every time this link is posted to Facebook or Twitter!
Today, Oscar®, Emmy®, and Grammy® Award-winning performer Cher is among the many artists who have joined The Creative Coalition and Blue Star Families to create a PSA campaign to help raise awareness and combat suicides among our military service members and their families.
It's always wonderful when hard working military spouses receive some recognition for their service. The Heroes at Home military spouse awards do just that for military spouses in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.
It's been great to hear from the families that are connecting with this new technology and we've got 25 more free stories to give away! Perhaps the greatest surprise is to discover how much kids enjoy reading a 'be there bedtime story' too! We realize how challenging it may be for service members to access a webcam on a frequent basis, so we thought we would put some webcams into the hands of the kids at home where they can read to their parents who might be overseas.
Last year I helped to design, implement and analyze a survey for military families. The intent was to gain insight into a broad spectrum of military family lifestyle issues. With the help of a variety of military family support organizations, we were able to garner more than 3,600 respondents, representing every branch and rank, who gave their input based on their “in the trenches” experiences while answering questions about their relationships, stress, operations tempo requirements, employment, children’s education and reactions to deployments, civic engagement and use of social media.
A few months ago I accidentally posted an article about infertility on the Blue Star Families Facebook page. To my surprise, there were many comments from military spouses also suffering from infertility. Treating infertility among military couples is complicated by training and deployment schedules and frequent moves necessitating provider changes.
Can you tell me why you applied for this job when you have a master’s degree? This is the first question I heard in September 2005 in my first job interview in the United States.
Army Wife 101 shares some great tips for making friends at your new duty station, both online and off. Don't forget to visit the Blue Star Families Facebook page at http://facebook.com/bluestarfamilies.
Blue Star Families would like to make military culinary history and we need your help! We’re working on a Blue Star Family Cookbook and its mission is to celebrate your lives and help you make your transitions away from home a little easier. We’ll be addressing the food, cooking and entertaining needs that are unique to you and try and support you while you’re making sacrifices and adjusting as you move through your military life.
If your military family is anything like mine, you're always struggling to keep your energy costs down so you can put a little extra money in the bank at the end of the month. USAA is here with some tips to help your military family do just that.