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“When I first started, I thought I just had to write on my blog,” Moni Jefferson, the multi-faceted and talented military spouse entrepreneur mentioned during a Blue Star Families Networks Live! On Demand video. While she began with her blog, she didn’t stay solely blogging for long. The military spouse is growing a small media…

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  Story by Kellie Gunderman | BSF Staff What They Never Told You About Working From Home Being a military spouse comes with its joys, but there are some challenges, too. One of the most public of those challenges come in the form of a search for employment. The results of the 2017 Military Family…

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Join us for a Networks Live webinar on December 5th, as we discuss how military spouses can turn a passion for writing into a successful publishing career. Our guest speaker and author of the book Life, Recalculated, Denise Rivera, will lead a discussion that will include how the challenges of military life can result in…

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An invitation from Blue Star Families CEO, Kathy Roth-Douquet: More than 25,000 unemployed military spouses in Virginia?!  Someone needs to do something about that!  Blue Star Families is working to be part of the solution.  We are so excited to co-convene a Virginia military spouse employment summit with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine (and a Blue…

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An Inspiring Career Success Story by Military Spouse Ashley Hayes Blue Star Families is proud to support military families through our research and programming, and also through remote and portable employment opportunities. Our staff team is located all over the country and the world, wherever military families are stationed. Get to know us through our…

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One summer as a nanny. One year as a nursery worker. Two years teaching. Six months as a tutor. Three years at Blue Star Families. Blue Star Families is proud to support military families through our research and programming, and also through remote and portable employment opportunities. Our staff team is located all over the country…

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As military spouses, we are all familiar with how difficult it is to navigate our careers with the military lifestyle. Blue Star Families in partnership with The Walmart Foundation and J.P. Morgan Chase is trying to ease some of that career instability by inviting military spouses to participate in Blue Star SpouseForce. SpouseForce is a…

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Blue Star Families is now offering virtual professional and personal development opportunities for military spouses! Don’t have time to attend an in-person professional development event? Having trouble finding daycare to do so? We have a solution for you! Blue Star Families is expanding our most valuable personal, professional and networking initiatives, via Networks Live! On…

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The BSF Careers Program suite supports military spouses through their career journey and provides opportunities to develop networks and access resources to further their career goals. Ashley, an active duty military spouse, shares her story on how the BSFCareers Program is impacting her. Ashley and her family have moved five times in the last eight…

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