How to Celebrate Your Military Child & Help Them Thrive

How to Celebrate Your Military Child & Help Them Thrive

April is the Month of the Military Child. The Month of the Military Child is a time to focus on and celebrate the contributions of military children and the unique needs of their lives. Military children are oh so resilient but it doesn’t mean this life isn’t tough on them! It is estimated that a [...]

Military Childcare Benefits For Service Members

Military Childcare Benefits For Service Members

For dual working parents or single parents, searching for childcare at a new duty station can be overwhelming to say the least! Below is a guide to some of the military childcare benefits available to service members and their families. Child Development Centers The military offers subsidized childcare at Child Development Centers (CDCs) on bases [...]

6 Tricare Resources to Take Advantage Of

6 Tricare Resources to Take Advantage Of

In honor of World Health Day, we wanted to highlight some health insurance resources you might not be aware of. Tricare is the designated health insurance for military members and their dependents, and everyone's experience is different. Whether you love it or hate it, try to familarize yourself with the resources and processes to avoid [...]

Sub Spouse Small Business: Homefront Heroes

Sub Spouse Small Business: Homefront Heroes

Darla Vieyra has experienced over 20 years of deployments with her submariner. But it was her husband's first deployment after having children that sparked her inspiration. Darla realized there was a lack of positive, encouraging deployment-based items for military families. So she launched Homefront Heroes, LLC! Her small business sells an original Deployment Journal and [...]

Why You Should Attend a “Budget For Baby” Workshop

Why You Should Attend a “Budget For Baby” Workshop

I’m about to have my second baby. To prepare, my husband and I recently went through our budget. Making room in our budget to become a family of 4 has been overwhelming! I definitely underestimated the amount of things we would need for a second baby and how much it would cost. Then I remembered [...]

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 [...]