50 Things you can do on Deployment Day Zero

50 Things you can do on Deployment Day Zero


Day zero is a moment that places us firmly between the sadness of goodbye kisses, and the overwhelm of a deployment countdown not yet started. The best advice I’ve been given? Don’t hyper-focus on either. The goodbye is sad. The countdown is overwhelming. Allow both of those realities to exist, but force them to exist alongside of another truth: today is still a day, and you get to choose how you will spend it.

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Learning to "GROW" where you've been planted

Learning to "GROW" where you've been planted

One thing military spouse life has that military members don’t face is starting over again. Yes, they move too, of course, but they don’t start from scratch like their counterpart. They go to work, meet co-workers and are given a mission.

Military spouses are often left behind to unpack boxes, get life set up for the kids and search for a new career, if they haven’t gotten tired of starting over again. No one hands you a mission

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