Blog Category Military Spouse

Overwhelmed looking young lady in front of a date book and lists
December 17th, 2020
Kris Powers

Many of us are feeling fragmented right about now. Regular holiday season stress on top of pandemic anxiety has created a cocktail for disaster. Are you having trouble focusing? Seeing an uptick in mistakes or feeling as if you are doing sub-stellar work? Do you end each day wondering where the time went, or feel that you are simply going through the motions?

female professoinal
December 2nd, 2020
Kris Powers

If you are seeking a promotion, looking for a job change or are considering a total career change, now is the perfect time to gain a professional advantage by enhancing your skills and qualifications to set yourself apart in today’s competitive business environment.



Online opportunities have made it easier than ever to brush up on skills you need. Where do you start?

young female cooking at ktichen counte
November 11th, 2020
Kris Powers

Studies have shown the benefits of shared mealtimes can be wide reaching, having a positive impact on psychological, social and biological well-being. How? Here are a few examples:

Female looking at laptop while sipping coffee
January 29th, 2020
Kris Powers

Let’s face it, deployments are rough. With each and every deployment, military spouses pick up tips and tricks on how to deal with the separation, the intermittent communication, and the things that will inevitably go wrong in your spouse’s absence (flat tire, flu, leaky pipe, etc.). But the fear and worry? Those are always present and often the most difficult to deal with. In fact, worrisome thoughts can seem to literally echo off the walls when your spouse is deployed.



To make deployment easier, military spouses all over the world have shared tips such as:

Woman logging into career training website
July 31st, 2019
Kris Powers
Career training programs typically take less time to complete than an associate or bachelor’s degree. Students spend time learning what they need to learn, without the additional course requirements of a 2 to 4-year college degree. Career training programs are also very affordable, and students can save thousands of dollars. Military spouses may be eligible for MyCAA funding to help pay for most, if not all, of their career training.
Female student working at laptop
July 11th, 2019
Kris Powers
The pursuit of career training certificates canassist those who face frequent moves, such as military spouses. This training is often offered for careers that are “portable” – in that they can easily move with the certificate holder. Read to learn more!
Mother and little girl working at kitchen table
May 15th, 2019
Kris Powers
Military spouses may qualify for benefits through MyCAA that will pay for their career training! Spouses of active duty military members can receive up to $4,000 in career education benefits funded through the Department of Defense.
young female at computer
May 1st, 2019
Kris Powers
Do you dream of making a career change, but fear the unknown? Any change in life comes with a degree of uncertainty. Explore what it is that is holding you back by following these steps to a new career.
Young female professional
March 7th, 2019
Kris Powers
By only applying for positions for which they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications; are women taking themselves out of the running for jobs they may have gotten otherwise?
Young female holding a "wellness" sign
January 31st, 2019
Kris Powers
Being a military spouse can be stressful. Spouses often cope with frequent relocations, deployments, separations from their spouse, family and friends and concerns about their loved one’s well-being. Add the fact that they often manage the household and children alone, and you can understand why military spouses need to pay special attention to their mental wellness.

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