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April Brave Crate: (Not) So Serious

April Brave Crate: (Not) So Serious

Living life on the home-side of a deployment can seem like a heavy weight. By simply becoming open to joyful experiencing these things, we can begin to help ourselves shift focus away from the struggle and onto life’s little pleasures. Deployment is tough- but it is NOT So Serious.

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80 Habits to Try While Counting Down Deployment

80 Habits to Try While Counting Down Deployment

No matter what habits I’ve chosen to add to my life during deployment, they help me create normalcy and routine in a season that is anything but normal (PLUS, I have some super cool new habits to share with my spouse when he returns home!)

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February Brave Crate: Long Distance Love

February Brave Crate: Long Distance Love

By shifting my focus away from what we’re missing and onto what we’re learning about ourselves and each other in this season I’m encouraged to embrace the lovey-dovey aspect of this month of the year. Deployment can give us a unique opportunity to grow our relationship in ways that many other couples will never get to experience.

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October 2019 Brave Crate:  “All. The. Things.”

October 2019 Brave Crate: “All. The. Things.”

Here’s the thing: somehow military spouses actually DO manage to get it all done. This month our tribe is celebrating how well we can balance All. The. Things! Job scams are a widespread problem in the work-from-home arena. It is estimated that for every one legitimate remote job, there are approximately 60-70 job scams. Yikes! In this training session, Audrey Fairbrother, Marketing Manager for Boldly and remote work advocate will share 4 of her favorite tips on how to avoid scams and find a real remote position of your dreams.

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24 Apps that Simplify Deployment

24 Apps that Simplify Deployment

My phone and I have become besties during deployment because she is one of the most powerful productivity tools that I have. I’m sharing 24 of my absolute favorite apps for your deployment countdown.

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5 Personalities that Make Deployment Miserable

5 Personalities that Make Deployment Miserable

Friendships can truly make you or break you while your spouse is deployed. Not all friends are created equal when it comes to deployment countdowns. Here are the 5 personalities to watch out for while your spouse is deployed (and how we’ve handled them!)

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