The Submerged Life Holiday Gift Guide 2021

The Submerged Life Holiday Gift Guide 2021

The holidays are just around the corner! We have compiled a list of nearly 50 gift ideas for submariners, submarine spouses and extended family who would love some submarine swag to celebrate. This list could also help with a promotion ceremony, end of tour, hail and farewell, birthday, Mother's or Father's Day, and other special [...]

How to Cope With Infertility Over The Holidays

How to Cope With Infertility Over The Holidays

Submitted by an anonymous reader As the seasons shift (unless you live in Hawaii or Guam) the pumpkin patch photos, cute kids trick or treating, and family merriment over Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, etcetera are coming! This always seems to be turbocharged amongst the submarine community where I feel there’s an unwritten rule of at least [...]

Mental Health Resources for Military Spouses & Families

Mental Health Resources for Military Spouses & Families

The first week of October is a national mental health awareness week, with October being a National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. October 10th is commonly celebrated as World Mental Health Day. Because checking in on our mental health is important, here are some mental health resources available for military spouses and families: FOCUS [...]

National Rescue Dog Day: What to Consider Before You Rescue a Dog

National Rescue Dog Day: What to Consider Before You Rescue a Dog

National Rescue Dog Day was founded by Lisa Wiehebrink of Tails That Teach, to bring awareness to the countless number of amazing dogs in shelters waiting to be adopted, to promote humane education for young children, and to encourage spay/neuter. According to the ASPCA, 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year. [...]

Feeling Salty? Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Mad at Navy Life

Feeling Salty? Questions to Ask Yourself When You’re Mad at Navy Life

Is your spouse deployed? Is your spouse home but working crazy hours- SSN- Saturdays, Sundays and Nights is the accroymn right? New orders received and are your last choice? This usually leads to feelings of anger towards the Navy or maybe even your spouse.   It's ok to feel anger or frustration or sadness, but when [...]