November Brave Crate- Fall Feels 🍁

November Brave Crate- Fall Feels 🍁

Everything Inside of the November Brave Crate!!!   Hay rides, corn mazes, pumpkin spice and Thanksgiving plans- Fall is certainly here, but when you’re counting down on the home side of a deployment it can be easy to feel like this is just another season to...
How to Feel Like You Have More to Give Even During Deployment

How to Feel Like You Have More to Give Even During Deployment

One of the most universally experienced struggles during a deployment is there not being enough of you to accomplish all that is required…running out of energy or steam or drive or desire before the day is over. We have lots of terms for describing this problem:...
October Brave Crate- Sweet Dreams 😴

October Brave Crate- Sweet Dreams 😴

Everything Inside of the October Brave Crate!!!   If I had to name one thing that is the hardest for me during deployment countdowns, it would easily be “sleep.” When you’re used to curling up each night with the person you love, transitioning...
5 Self Care Tips for Deployment That No One Talks About

5 Self Care Tips for Deployment That No One Talks About

One of my favorite things to do when I want to treat myself is to go get a pedicure.  I love having pretty toes and I love when someone else does it.  There’s nothing better than sitting in a massage chair, sipping diet coke, listening to my favorite podcast...
September Brave Crate- Calm & Collected 😌

September Brave Crate- Calm & Collected 😌

Everything Inside of the SePTEMBER Brave Crate!!!   During deployment seasons I sometimes find my mind racing, my thoughts scattered, and my time running away from me. Between the stress of being separated from my loved one and the added responsibility of...
August Brave Crate- Sparkle ✨

August Brave Crate- Sparkle ✨

Everything Inside of the August Brave Crate!!!   True story: I once went completely silent for a full 4 days during my partner’s very first deployment. I sat alone, binge-watched Grey’s Anatomy, and spent (too much) time in my bedroom with a carton of...
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