Articles

Elaine has written many other articles to help military families navigate deployment, reunion & reintegration as well as other challenges of living and working as part of a military family.

Stress Series, article 1 – Stress management
Stress Series, article 2 – Maintaining a healthier YOU through stress management
Stress Series, article 3 – Creating your personal stress management plan

Employment Series, article 1 – While you’re gone, when you return, spouse employment
Employment Series, article 2 – Finding and applying for a new job. SEO resumes
Employment Series, article 3 – How to have a good interview

Returning Home Series, article 1 – Preparing for homecoming
Returning Home Series, article 2 – Back to routines, Intimacy
Returning Home Series, article 3 – Parenting, Single parents, Welcoming your single service person
Returning Home Series, article 4 – Coming home for the single service member ****(June 21)****

Pre-deployment Family Discussions Series, article 1 – Operations Security
Pre-deployment Family Discussions Series, article 2 – What about block leave and R&R?
Pre-deployment Family Discussions Series, article 3 – How will we stay connected? Coping with children’s’ personality changes
Pre-deployment Family Discussions Series, article 4 – Trust, Fidelity, Stress and Isolation

Your single service member Series, article 1 – Preparing for deployment
Your single service member Series, article 2 – During deployment, Reunion, Tips from other single service members
Your single service member Series, article 3 – Handling aggression, Advice for parents and for family and friends

Barely Married Series, article 1 – Advice from those who are there already, you’re more than “The Spouse”
Barely Married Series, article 2 – General knowledge to make your military life easier
Barely Married Series, article 3 – Advice on support, communication, deployments, reunions, and from your service member

The Holidays Series, article 1 – 8 ways to reflect on love at the Holidays ***Coming Soon***
The Holidays Series, article 2 – 13 practical connection ideas to keep the Holidays personal. ***Coming Soon***
The Holidays Series, Bonus article! – 7 Tips to reduce Holiday stress! ***Coming Soon***

More Articles:

  1. Recognize stress before it kills you!
  2. Take your family through S.W.O.T.
  3. Return to the Bar
  4. Re-connect with Old Friends
  5. Life Goes On
  6. Focus…Delegate…Relax!
  7. Evaluations: Learn from them, then “Get over it!”
  8. Celebrating Family – As a Speaker
  9. Top 10 Ways for Deployment-separated Families to Stay Connected
  10. Some Do’s and Don’ts for Reunited Families
  11. How to Help Military Families During the Holidays
  12. Not Everyone will be Home for Christmas…and YOU can Help!