In 2014, NAMMAS is focused on Cultivating Community. We're so excited!! That means everything we do will be for the purpose of growing, caring for, and "planting" our community firmly…Continue
If you're a new mil mom or spouse you're probably feeling the sting of missing your service member. That's the beauty of this community...we've all either been there, in there, or going there! You're…Continue
We get so many new moms of service members and spouses who ask the best questions! And they're coming to our community to ask YOU.So tell us...what's one thing you wish you knew (that nobody told…Continue
I remember the first time I heard the word "budget". I was twenty-one years old, newly graduated from college, and my Air Force second lieutenant bars were fresh from the factory. It only took one time when the money ran out before the month that I realized I really hadn't figured out much since leaving mama and daddy's house! Experience really is a great teacher. Other people's…Continue
YES....we made it!! What did you make it through? What did you leave behind with sweat on your brow, kicking the dust from your shoes? Many of our members have just started their journey with the military and lots of scary emotions come up. Your service member is…Continue
A few weeks ago I posted a question on our NAMMAS Facebook page asking about the top 3 spouse/mom challenges. It was inspired by a post on our Chatter Box forum. A military spouse said she didn't want her experience at NAMMAS to be "like many other aspects of the military where I feel alone in a crowded room."
I read that…Continue
I recieved this email recently from a Navy mom. Her daughter was deployed to Afghanistan and she found an awesome way to send Christmas to war! Try this the next time you fill your holiday care package:
"Lori, this is the first time I've used this email addy in a long time, and so happy to be able to post one more time. You have the greatest number of members to whom I hope this will prove useful.
I wrote about it when my daughter was in Afghanistan, and…Continue