A Gold Star Daughter’s Tribute to Her Father, Alfonso Apdal Amos

Written By: Jen Amos, Host of Holding Down the Fort Podcast Happy Veteran’s Day! Today is a day to honor our military veterans who have served. To say, “Thank you for your service,” AND to share their stories. Who are you thanking today? And what is their story? Let me start by sharing the stories […]

IML Must-Read: The Art of Breaking Through, Author Louise Valentine

Military Spouse Becomes #1 Best Seller for Military Families, Stress Management, Self-Help, Sports Science, & More! Are you sick and tired of feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by your challenges and personal goals? We all know the military lifestyle isn’t easy for anyone, especially as we face career challenges, deployments, and juggling this crazy PCS pandemic […]

Treat Homeschooling as a Blessing

Written By: Regina from @joy_wellness_homeschool Homeschool is not school at Home: It is a lifestyle of daily intentional choices; maneuvering and figuring out a rhythm that best meets the needs of YOUR family Regina @joy_wellness_homeschool Christ centered Homeschooling Family, who loves to encourage and help those considering or new to homeschool. Even if you do […]

Why I Love Being A Military Kid

This piece comes from Bloom: Empowering the Military Teen, and it is written by military teen Loretta S. Thank you, Loretta, for sharing your story! In going through my school email, I came across an essay contest for military teens. It was your regular essay/artwork contest, sponsored by DODEA, and it was open to all […]