What is Meditation + Overcoming Overthinking

Meditation is truly a non-doing, which goes against our social norms and can be challenging for those beginning. The practice takes shape in so many ways from sitting in self-reflection to listening to guided meditations and so many more. If one style does not work for you, explore others. Note that meditation is… Read More

Calling All Military Spouses & Veterans!

It’s a Military Life is excited to announce the upcoming fall series of our cohort immersion program, It’s a Military Connection! This program is a fully immersive 10-week professional development experience aimed at helping military spouse participants navigate career and volunteer pathways as they grow their skillset. Read More

Chat with Melissa Johnson, Founder of Adopt-a-Grandparent: Veterans Edition

Interview By: Christina Etchberger Though I can’t reach out to each of them in the U.S., the veterans and veteran spouses in military community care facilities will be a good start. Melissa Johnson, Founder of Adopt-a-Grandparent: Veterans Edition The Interview Adopt-a-Grandparent: Veterans Edition was founded by Melissa Johnson, an active duty military spouse. Through conversations […]

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 […]

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, […]