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Keeping Traditions in Transition: Making Spirits Bright.

In military life, holiday traditions are like military families: portable and adaptable. Because military families celebrate in many different circumstances and locations—sometimes even in mid-move—they look for creative ways to make spirits bright and maintain traditions in transition.  “We purposefully established traditions that travel well,” says Amy Bushatz, Army wife, author, and executive editor at Military.com. “On Christmas...

Clutter Busters: Get Organized for the Next Move

If having guests is the best friend of cleanliness, then planning a move is the best friend of being organized, says Nonnahs Driskill, grown up military brat and professional organizer. By this standard, mobile...

Returning Stateside: Feeling at Home Takes Time

A move across the ocean can be difficult whether a military family is moving to another country or returning to the United States. Families who have been there (and back) agree that the culture shock...
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Living Overseas: 7 Tips for Diving In and Loving It

Diving into an overseas assignment means a complete change of environment. Everyday activities feel upside down and backwards: shopping, driving, parking, eating, even speaking. It can be disorienting, but with the right gear and guidance...