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December 26, 2011

Military Bloggers Share Hopes, Goals For 2012

Posted 11:53AM on December 26 2011 by Kristina Doss | User Comments (40) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Blue star families, Kristina doss, Military bloggers

Kristina Doss,  a Blue Star Families Columnist, has some great ideas for 2012 and don't worry - none of the goals require spandex or workout gear! Check it out! 

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December 23, 2011

Families Weather Holiday Separations

Posted 14:35PM on December 23 2011 by Molly Blake | User Comments (106) Categories: Molly Blake | Tags: Blue star families, Family matters blog, Holiday deployments

The war in Iraq may be officially over but our military are still deploying ... leaving families behind.  Read how some families are dealing with such separations.  

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December 21, 2011

Blue Star Families and Connie's Bakery Bring Joy to Families at Walter Reed Medical Center

Posted 11:36AM on December 21 2011 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (217) Categories: press releases, Stephanie Himel-Nelson | Tags: Blue star families, Connie's bakery, Neiman marcus, Walter reed

More than 40 volunteers turned out for a smashing holiday party at Walter Reed.  And no one was left out ... Neiman Marcus generously donated cosmetics for the moms and wives of injured service members. A big chocolaty thanks to Connie's Bakery too!  

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December 19, 2011

Social Media Guide for Military Families Launches

Introducing the Social Media Guide for Military Families!  This is the first comprehensive handbook for MilFams ... with the experts from Facebook! It's a must-read in today's online driven world! 

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December 17, 2011

The Scientific Study of the Military Child

Posted 10:57AM on December 17 2011 by Kathy Roth-Douquet | User Comments (279) Categories: Kathy Roth-Douquet | Tags: Deployments, Joining forces, Kathy roth-douquet, Military children

Kathy Roth-Douquet, BSF CEO, has a guest blog post on the Joining Forces site.  We've re-posted this important piece here.  Read on about how our military children are faring through this time of war. 

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December 15, 2011

We're not in South Carolina Anymore

Posted 08:48AM on December 15 2011 by Marianne Weaver | User Comments (20) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Blue star families, Gold star tree, White house christmas tree

Anna Weaver found herself on a rare search mission ... at The White House!  Read this lovely post about a little girl, a visit to the White House and an adorable dog named Bo. 

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December 14, 2011

2011 MilSpouse Holiday Blog Swap

Posted 05:05AM on December 14 2011 by Molly Blake | User Comments (53) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Blog swap, Blue star families, Military spouse blog swap, Molly blake, Wife on the roller coaster

Only milspouses would come up with such a brilliant idea!  A blog swap!  Check out this post by guest blogger, Amber Willis, a milspouse and uber-creative seamstress to boot.  And then follow the link to a whole gaggle of blogs ... all by milspouses!  

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December 13, 2011

Program to Promote Reading among Military Children Comes to NAS Jacksonville

Posted 21:21PM on December 13 2011 by Sheila Stevens | User Comments (11) Categories: press releases | Tags: Blue star families, Books on bases, Military kids, Nas jacksonville

Books on Bases is going south for the winter.  Children at Naval Air Station Jacksonville will get an early Christmas present from the Blue Star Families elves.  Read on ... 

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December 11, 2011

Looking for the Positives

Posted 23:02PM on December 11 2011 by Brittany Barry | User Comments (7) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: 1001 things to love about military life, Brittany barry, Milspouse

Trying to shop for a military spouse .. maybe she's your sister or daughter-in-law, well we've got scoop on the perfect gift.  Read on for a quick review of a hot off the presses book! 

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December 08, 2011

New Year, New Career!

Posted 11:19AM on December 08 2011 by Lakesha Abbey | User Comments (35) Categories: MSCCN | Tags: Military spouse corporate career network, Milspouse jobs, Msccn

Before we know it, we'll be ringing in the New Year and bidding goodbye to 2011.  What's in store for you and where will you take your career?  Let the amazing gals at The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network give you some ideas!  Read on ... 

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