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January 16, 2012

Bridging the Gap Between Military and Civilian Worlds

Posted 13:16PM on January 16 2012 by Wife on the Roller Coaster | User Comments (116) Categories: Wife on the Roller Coaster | Tags: Blue star families, Military life, Military spouse issues, Wife on the roller coaster

The Wife on the Roller Coaster has done it again ... read this account of a lunch date that turned into something much more eye opening!

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August 16, 2011

There’s a Pirate in the Lobby: A Refresher Course in Adaptability

Posted 16:48PM on August 16 2011 by Wife on the Roller Coaster | User Comments (139) Categories: Wife on the Roller Coaster | Tags: Military life, Military spouses, Wife on the roller coaster

Our trusty Wife on the Roller Coaster once again reminds us why being a Military Spouse is an adventure!  Read on ...

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July 28, 2011

There's an APP for that!

Posted 10:04AM on July 28 2011 by James Kelley | User Comments (23) Categories: Guest Contributor, veterans | Tags: Facebook, Military life, Military moving, Social media

Check out an uber-cool new Facebook application that connects military folks through shared service experiences.  Now there's an APP for that!

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July 21, 2011

A Blue Star Garden

Posted 17:05PM on July 21 2011 by Ann Marie Detavernier | User Comments (6911) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Ann marie detavernier, Germany, Military families, Military life, Military spouse

Ann Marie Detavernier writes about the Baumholder Military Commuity Garden. Read about her genius idea and why more gardens should begin copping up in military communities. 

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June 17, 2011

"It's Time We Had a Talk"

Posted 15:46PM on June 17 2011 by Bianca Strzalkowski | User Comments (19) Categories: Guest Contributor | Tags: Military family, Military life, Military spouse magazine, Military wife

Bianca Strzalkowski, the Military Spouse of the Year, gives us some food for thought.  Read on ladies and then get ready! 

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May 26, 2011

"PCS = Pretty Crazy Stories"

Posted 20:06PM on May 26 2011 by Pattie Reitz | User Comments (18) Categories: Pattie Reitz | Tags: Military families, Military life, Military moving, Military wife, Military wives

We've all been through a PCS or two (or three or 17) and sharing PCS stories is a favorite military past time.  Here's one that will really hit home!  Read on ...

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May 23, 2011

"Going Places with Blue Star Museums"

Kathy Roth-Douquet's children want to go back to the Met and she's not about to turn them down!  Thanks to Blue Star Museums, she and countless other military folks can visit the Met and thousands of other museums, exhibits, art and science centers and more for free.  We've been waiting patiently all year and it's finally here! 

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May 19, 2011

No Call

You will need a tissue for this one ... Zachary, our Military Child Essay Contest Second Place Winner for grades 4-5, tells us about the lonely nights without his dad.  We have been at war for more than a decade and military children, like Zachary, are experiencing these emotional roller coasters all over the globe.  We are thankful for their service too.  Zachary - thank you!

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May 18, 2011

"Don't Let the Bed Bug Bite"

Nadia is our second place winner for grades 2-3 and you can see by her beaming smile that she has got a lot to say!  We want to hear it Nadia. Thanks for your blog post and a big ol round of applause from the folks at BSF!  Can I get a whoop whoop!

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March 19, 2010

The Best and the Worst of Military Life

Posted 21:48PM on March 19 2010 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (11) Categories: Stephanie Himel-Nelson | Tags: Military families, Military life

Over the last few days we asked our Facebook Fans to tell us the best thing about being a part of a military family, and the worst thing. 

Here's what you said:

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