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Because what parent among us hasn’t experienced mom/dad guilt?

At some point the majority of us have experienced mom/dad guilt. “…research reveals that moms who stay home and those who work outside of the home experience similar amounts of guilt, though they describe it differently. Moms who stay home feel a lot of pressure to justify their decision by ‘professionalizing’ parenting-enrolling their kids in

Living the Sweet Life

You can’t drive through Georgetown without seeing the line of people snaking down the street waiting for the opportunity to buy their Georgetown Cupcakes. It doesn’t matter how many other cup, cake shops or bakeries open up around town, the line never diminishes. That, my friends is the mark of an incredible brand. Sisters, Katherine

Ten Tips for a Successful Transition (Learned the Hard Way)

Last week, I had the honor of participating in the #morethanaspouse Facebook party hosted by the National Military Family Association. By the time the party was over, I had answered nearly 300 questions on everything from careers, entrepreneurship to transition. An hour wasn’t quite long enough to share all the tips and thoughts about successful

Following along with a Tweetchat

Hopefully you’ve been following along with our monthly #NMSNcareers tweetchat covering everything from resumes to interviewing success. We’re so fortunate to have our NMSN resume expert, Amy Schofield and career coach, Sophia Marshall share their extensive knowledge with us. The next one is on August 6th and is all about the Art of Following Up.

Refresh Your Approach to Content Creation

It doesn’t matter how prolific you are, generating content can become overwhelming at times. Whether it’s setting aside enough time to write or finding the inspiration, it can be challenging to “set pen to paper”. To get the most out of the content you’re creating (and maximize your time), put some planning behind it. Here

Getting Hired!

The following recap of the Getting Hired! panel is provided by Julie Waters, our own NMSN HR expert. Finding Military Spouse Friendly Employers On Saturday, October 11, I had the honor of participating on a panel speaking to a group of NMSN Members and other military spouses.  My fellow panelists were Meg O’Grady, Vice President, Business

Meaningful Careers for Military and Veteran Spouses

When it came time to select a keynote speaker to kick off our Career Summit day of professional development, it was a no brainer. Rosye Cloud, the Senior Advisor for Veteran Employment (Veterans Benefits Administration) just gets it. We wish everyone in our community could have been there to hear her insights and lessons learned,

Transition Resources

Immersed in the military lifestyle, it’s easy to forget that one day it’ll come to an end and we’ll all eventually be transitioning back into the civilian world. Thank goodness our pals (and summit sponsors) at USAA have us covered. Check out their transition resources and come chat with USAA leadership and staff at our

How’s Your Digital Brand Working Out For You?

For many of us, our websites and pages are the first impression we’ll leave with potential clients and customers. How happy are you with YOUR brand? Our NMSN expert, Greta Perry of Kickify will be teaching us how to optimize our digital brand at the upcoming summit when she’ll share digital best practices and trends that you