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Here’s a New, Legit Way Military Spouses Can Make Money Anywhere

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Shake. All opinions are 100% mine. When I married John, I was giving up a career that I had worked hard to establish. I was a teacher. I had a master’s in teaching and a lot of experience that suddenly… seemed like it had […]

3 Online Careers Military Spouses Can Build

Today, Brenda, a military spouse and writer, is sharing her advice for work-from-home careers for military spouses. As a military spouse, you face challenges that most civilian families never have to worry about. While your spouse is working long hours, you are often left responsible for cooking, cleaning, paying bills and doing everything else necessary […]

Here’s How to Make Military Life an Asset in an Interview

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Walmart. The opinions and text are all mine. You know you’re dreading the question– the one that comes up when the interviewer knows you’re a military spouse. Instead of putting it off, dig in! While there are some organizations that might see military life […]

Here Are 3 Unique Ways T-Mobile Supports Military Spouses

This is a sponsored post in partnership with T-Mobile. All work and opinions are my own. I do. When I said those words five (almost six!) years ago, life did not become lonely or difficult. At least, not right away. When I said those words in the church I had grown up in, surrounded by […]

5 Reasons Why Milspouses Are Totally Prepared to Be Entrepreneurs

Military spouses are uniquely equipped to be entrepreneurs and run their own businesses. Here's why... #ad

This post is sponsored by Bruster’s Real Ice Cream. All opinions and work are my own. When I became a military spouse, I literally had no idea that I would become an entrepreneur. (And I use that phrase lightly since most days I feel like I’m stumbling around in the dark.) I had been a […]

Here’s How Milspouses Can Get $360 in Free Career Tools Every Time They PCS

If you’re like the vast majority the military spouse community, you’ve dealt with at least a few frustrations when it comes to your career. I know I have. My story isn’t much different than many other spouses’. When John and I married, I left my job as a high school English teacher, moved out of […]

To the Milspouse Unsure of Their Next Career Step

A having career as a milspouse can be tough. If you’re like me, you had to quit your job to get married and move to your spouse. Maybe you had to leave after a PCS. Maybe you married early and never got started. But for most military spouses (not all… just most), a career during […]

Work From Anywhere: 10 Smart Business Ideas for Military Spouses

Thanks to Chelsea from Making Home Base for guest posting today about portable careers! Four years ago, I was sitting in the living room of my new (to me) base house after having just PCSed. I was questioning whether or not I should go ahead with this dream I had been scheming in my head for […]

How to Make Ends Meet as a Military Family on One Salary

Less than $5,000. That’s what I made–cumulatively–during the first half year I was a military spouse. I had a master’s from a major university. I had five years of work experience with outstanding recommendations from my superiors. I had worked hard– really hard– during that first half year of marriage. I was teaching as many […]

Military Spouse, You Don’t Have to Give Up Your Career

The first thing I worried about when John popped the question was… my career. How was I going to maintain my sense of self and my career during John’s military career? I didn’t want to look back five, 10, or 20 years later wistfully sighing, “If only…” I wanted to care for my career path. […]

   
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