Features

Jewels on the move

Army wife Fiona Dowling believes you can make jewellery anywhere as long as you have the tools and materials. In fact, she started her business, Jewel...

The F-word

If you had to pick one word to describe your soldier’s job, it probably wouldn’t be “flexible”. Families fit around an unpredictable schedule with ear...

Striking a balance

When Regimental Medical Officer Maj Mike Claydon heard about the Flexible Duties Trial, he felt it would be an ideal solution to ease the pressure of ...

Next stop: Civvy street

YOUR soldier’s final day in uniform is life-changing for the whole family. With a deadline to find a new job, home and school on civvy street, it pays...

Toddlers on their travels

Being posted overseas with young children can be a great adventure, but it can also have its drawbacks. Childcare provision and facilities for under-f...

Mind the gap

While it can be challenging for partners of Service personnel to return to work after a career gap, we meet the women proving that breaks in employmen...

Pre-school page turner

After working with children as an early years educator for more than 15 years, Stacey Turner (pictured above) was inspired to create a book to help se...

A caring career

Childminding can be a great employment opportunity for non-serving partners and spouses as it offers flexible home-working to suit your family’s needs...

Big support for little people

Living an unpredictable Army life can make keeping a regular and continuous support structure in place for your child tricky. If you add Special Educa...

Army life for under-fives

A new posting affects every member of your Army family – even those too young to understand or have their say. You might expect older children to kick...