Military Spouse Event Brings Information, Laughter and the Opportunity to Celebrate Military Life
MCLEAN, Va – Military.com is bringing their popular military spouse gathering, SpouseBuzz LIVE, to Marine Corps Air Station, Miramar on September 29th. The half day event is free, open to military spouses and registration is available online.
Military.com features military spouse programming which features resources, news and the virtual spouse community, SpouseBuzz.com.
The event, led by SpouseBuzz.com Editor Jacey Eckhart, is an intense and entertaining experience meant to celebrate the military lifestyle and allow military spouses to bond with one another outside of official command functions.
"Four times a year we bring SpouseBuzz LIVE to a military community. In a fast-paced, on-your-feet, NO-Power-Point workshop, the SpouseBuzz experts bring their best knowledge on the top four concerns of military spouses," Eckhart explained.
The program topics are:
1. Make your Relationship Deployment/Reintegration/PCS Proof
Author and SpouseBuzz.com editor Jacey Eckhart and Military.com advice columnist Ms. Vicki sort out best, worst and most creative practices for military marriage using your letters and questions.
2. Fix it and Forget it: How To Stop Worrying About Money
USAA bloggers and financial experts reveal the thirty minute answer to your top ten military financial questions. Bonus tips on how to manage retail therapy during deployment.
3. How to Use Social Media To Connect Your Command
Research shows that our generation of spouses connects best with the military through social media first. Managing Editor Amy Bushatz brings you the scoop on the best social media for spouses as well as how to manage some of those online relationships and encourage in-person participation. Special tips for ombudsmen, FRG leaders, command spouses and military family professionals.
4. Kids and Pets – You Be The Expert
Work with SpouseBuzz bloggers and your fellow spouses to develop Top Ten parenting tips for every age group to be published on SpouseBuzz.com. Whether you are the proud parent of a newborn, or you are suffering through the trials of a sixth grade girl, or you are living with teenagers who claim to forget what their service member looks like (or you donâ€™t have kids!) Help find answers to every stage in a military familyâ€™s life.
Jacey Eckhart is the Editor of SpouseBUZZ, and a nationally syndicated military columnist. Her critically acclaimed book, The Homefront Club: The Hardheaded Woman's Guide to Raising a Military Family, has made her a sought after speaker at military installations around the world. She is also the voice behind the award winning CD, These Boots: A Spouse's Guide To Stepping Up and Standing Tall During Deployment.