Secondary PTS or Secondary Post Traumatic Stress is a term used more freely these days. But, what is it? Studies have proven those who live with those with PTSD – for example, caregivers – can mirror certain symptoms. These include heightened anxiety, nonspecific fears, mood swings, and poor sleep and insomnia to name a few. […]
April 29, 2016
It’s National Park Week!
During April 16 – 24, 2016 we celebrate National Park Week! Also later in the year (August 25, 2016) the National Park Service celebrates their 100th birthday. It is quite an exciting year for the National Park Service! My military family has major love for our National Parks. Most of our vacations include a road […]
April 22, 2016
BSF 2015 President’s Volunteer Service Award Winners
Congratulations to our Blue Star Families’ Volunteer winners! The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) was started by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation in 2003 as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by example, inspired others to engage in volunteer service. The Council no longer exists, but the program continues as […]
April 14, 2016