EFMP Advice from Behind the Frontlines

Written By: Carla Wyrsch The article below was originally posted via Partners in PROMISE. After several years of working for Marine Corps Community Services, I was excited that with our upcoming PCS, I landed a job at our new duty station with the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). I would have dual job responsibilities; Training […]

IML Subscribe and Giveaway Event

Written By: Christina Etchberger, Creator of It’s a Military Life It’s a Military Life has come a long way – from an idea to a social media platform. What do I mean by platform? IML is a platform that helps give military significant others, families, and veterans a voice. Our mission is to celebrate YOU […]

It’s a Military Life: Be the Lead in Your Own Story, Origin of IML

Our Family Portrait @amandacreatesart: @amandacreatesart Written By: Christina Etchberger, Lifestyle Blogger and Founder of It’s a Military Life   Be the lead in your own story, while guiding others to also find themselves. Christina Etchberger, Founder of It’s a Military Life My name is Christina – Army wife, boy mom x 2, former full-time educator […]

Grandparents Day: A Tribute to Francisco Medina, A Proud Navy Grandfather

Tribute By: Christina Etchberger with Jasmin Cruz, and the The Medina Family “Grandparents hold our tiny hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.” The military life is a lifestyle that is challenging in many different ways. I personally am so grateful for my Nana and Grandpa who have always been my rock […]

Spotlight Special: Partners in PROMISE 2021 Military Special Education Survey

Information from Jennifer Barnhill at Partners in PROMISE and the original article Why Another Survey? Partners in PROMISE’s 2021 Military Special Education Survey and Official Press Release Partners in PROMISE was founded because we knew how powerful telling our personal stories would be. We are a storytelling organization, but we also want to do the […]

Spotlight Special: Jessica Sweet and The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project

Children often feel confused, scared, helpless, and even guilty when they see a loved one undergo a sudden and dramatic change. Many times, they no longer know how to interact socially with their loved one. Jessica NaDona Sweet, MS, CCC-SLP “The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project”: 1) Alert families about the four exciting, newly available […]

Spotlight: Paulette Fryar and The Million Mile Project

Written By: Paulette Fryar My name is Paulette Fryar and I am a Coast Guard Spouse to my husband, Troy, who is in his 31st year of active duty service. We have 4 college age sons, with one entering the Air Force this fall. We are currently stationed at Scott Air Force Base. In May, […]

My 5 Minute Autumn Wreath

DIY By: Christina Etchberger Autumn is almost here and it’s one of my favorite seasons to decorate our home. Recently our DIY contributor Amanda @findingmandee, showcased her beautiful fall wreath. I was inspired to get out our family’s fall decorations to create my own! Every season I use the same Joann Fabrics easy-to-use iron wreaths, […]

Body Band Workout

Workout by: Zohra @zohragalka Hi! It’s Zohra with your Wednesday wellness workout. With many gyms being closed and many of us with limited equipment here is a fun upper body band workout you can do anywhere. •Bicep curl 20 reps each arm •Wide Raise one minute •Sit down rows one minute •Tricep extension 20 reps […]