Frankie and family

Blog: How do you adapt to army family life?

A blog from Army&You’s spring 2022 edition by Frankie @florrieandco_ I knew moving nearly 120 miles wouldn’t come easy as this meant leaving everything I had ever known – my family, friends and the homet...
Charlotte

Blog: Spousal employment matters now more than ever

A blog from Army&You’s spring 2022 edition by Charlotte @boakye_cha I was recently invited to an event promoting employability for military spouses and partners. Whilst the genuine efforts of those pione...
Ellen Owusu and family

BlogSpot: With faith and love – moving overseas

A blog from Army&You’s spring 2022 edition by Ellen Owusu @mimifosu What do you say to your soldier when he tells you “my endless, I have just been promoted... and guess what, we’re all moving to Belgium...

Tales of the unexpected

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2021 edition by By Emma Disney, @secretbattlesofamilitarywife As military spouses it’s safe to say that most of us have heard of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I was pr...

Adjusting to our ‘new normal’

A blog from Army&You’s winter 2021 edition by Sophie, @sophiethomas2212 I guess not everyone can say their experience of army life began with no knowledge of the military whatsoever and in the middle of a ...

My Insta perfection

A blog from Army&You’s autumn 2021 edition by Emily, @sociallystyledbyemily Army life has meant that I, like so many others, spend months on my own every year whilst my husband is out of the country. I ...

Cross at constant rule changing

A blog from Army&You’s autumn edition by Nathaniel My dad is in the army, and for the past four years I have been a boarder at my school while we have lived overseas. Over the last year I’ve felt unsure...

From army wife to army mum

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Clare, @StokieBird Up until getting married in 1998 my only association with the army was through my grandad, who served as a PTI in the Royal Artillery. I remem...

Uniformed approach

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Suneeta, @justsayithowitis I’ve been with my husband for five and a half years now. I met him at a Home Office event. He was there representing the army and I was t...

I’ll take the high road

A blog from Army&You’s summer edition by Alisha, @armylifewiththerobertsons In May 2019, our lives changed. We packed up and made a massive move from Scotland to England. 371 miles and seven hours away fro...