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Quick Snippet #2

As Defence families and the same for all the transient families around the world we move regularly, and by regularly I mean every two to three years! In this instant, I am used to finding new doctors, a house, schools, my favourite cafe, the… Continue Reading “Quick Snippet #2”

Job seeking – the knockbacks and the conversations

I think it’s harder as a job seeker in my 40’s as opposed to my early 20’s?  Posting back to Australia at the end of last year has left me searching for a new challenge in a new role with a fabulous organisation –… Continue Reading “Job seeking – the knockbacks and the conversations”

Posting to the USA from Australia!

Here is my break down for the beginning! Posting Overseas is a wonderful opportunity for Defence Families and I would say ‘jump at the chance’!. The experience and adventure that you and the family will have will outway any logistic and schooling concerns you… Continue Reading “Posting to the USA from Australia!”

Tips for Posting season.

For defence families across the globe, posting season is upon us. We are either awaiting posting orders for moves in December / January or preparing to move in June / July. Posting season is notoriously stressful for the whole family. 2020 will be different… Continue Reading “Tips for Posting season.”

Month of the Military Child.

April is the month of the Military Child and to be celebrated they should. Originating out of the US back in the 1980’s, April has been set as the Month of the Military Child around US bases and military schools since. In fact, each… Continue Reading “Month of the Military Child.”

My plan for the kids during this week.

Here is my plan:- We are not commencing home schooling. The schools have advised they hope to be up and running online learning next week. We will wait for their guidance and expertise – I will not place undue stress or pressure on them… Continue Reading “My plan for the kids during this week.”

Posting Overseas and Schooling🐨

As I have spoken about previously, we are currently enjoying our third posting to the US. This has had consequences and benefits regarding our kids schooling. As an Australia family our school year follows the calendar – school begins at the end of January… Continue Reading “Posting Overseas and Schooling🐨”

Celebrating Christmas as a Military / Defence Family🎄

As a Military / Defence Family we quiet often celebrate Christmas away from our blood families, however, this does not mean we don’t celebrate or celebrate with ‘family’. Australia’s posting cycle is a major factor in Christmas plans – we usually get to spend… Continue Reading “Celebrating Christmas as a Military / Defence Family🎄”

Defence / Military Kids

As a mum of three, my children change every day. Children from all walks of life have challenges, morals and lifestyles that are different. My focus today is on Military Kids and I certainly appreciate that their challenges are far from challenges other children… Continue Reading “Defence / Military Kids”

Being Thankful this Thanksgiving:)

As a Aussie family in the US we will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey and pumpkin pie for dessert (we will go without candied yams (sweet potato and marshmellos). As I sit and ponder the process for the day, what time to… Continue Reading “Being Thankful this Thanksgiving:)”

The joy of writing and why I do (try)!

My writing style is free and casual. I write about feelings, thoughts and opinions that are important to me or about topics that have affected my family and I. My writing comes from my knowledge, my own personal knowledge, by talking and listening to… Continue Reading “The joy of writing and why I do (try)!”

What fills your refrigerator door?

What fills your refrigerator door? Is it photos, magnets, bills? And all those pictures hangin’ side by sideForgotten memories from another timeAnd all the places that you’ve been beforeCouple magnets, recipes, and PolaroidsYeah, but that’s our lives on the ‘frigerator doorOn the ‘frigerator door… Continue Reading “What fills your refrigerator door?”

What I have learnt as a Military Spouse😃

The life as a Military Spouse is nothing short of an adventure. Plans are made and plans are changed. As I think about my life as a Mil Spouse there are some things I have come to understand. 1. Not everybody will like you… Continue Reading “What I have learnt as a Military Spouse😃”

The Defence / Military Spouse

The partner of a Defence / Military member has many titles – spouse, partner, mil spouse and my favourite Dependant! My husband has been a Solider since before I came along and I have been on this journey with him since 1998…..21 years or… Continue Reading “The Defence / Military Spouse”

Phases of Separation for Defence / Military Kids (by Mrs Mully)

Defence / Military children go through many emotions during each phase of this separation. The lead up phase, initial phase, the long haul and the end phase. The Lead Up Phase During this phase the defence child may seem lost and the heightened emotions may begin. … Continue Reading “Phases of Separation for Defence / Military Kids (by Mrs Mully)”

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