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    Military Life: 2 Simple Questions That Stop Military Spouse Gossip

    People love to stir things up and focus on all that is going wrong – in someone else’s military life. We live in a society that thrives on reality T.V., gossip and rumors. As a stress relief expert, I can’t tell you how many milspouses’ contact me through the blog or via my facebook page asking me how to stop the gossip and drama that seems to permeate through our community.  There is nothing that frustrates me more than hearing fellow military spouses offer each other up to the gossip mongers. Sadly, the gossip monger reared it’s ugly head right here in my own back yard. Right here on my post. Right here in my military community. Right in the middle…

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    Military Life: The Reality of FRG’s (Family Readiness Groups)

    Don’t let other’s opinions dictate where you get support, make your own decision and participate. So last night was another FRG meeting.  Information was put out, there was a speaker who educated everyone about some valuable resources and there was a potluck dinner so people could socialize and get to know one another.  Sounds good right?  Well……… For those of you who haven’t mastered the Military Slang (and my husband can attest to the fact that I still haven’t gotten the knack of it after all these years) an FRG is a Family Readiness Group.  It’s designed to be a communication system for families and soldiers helping the command disperse information and share resources to ease the stresses…