5 Things Every Fire Wife Needs To Know

5 Things Every Fire Wife Needs To Know

Many elements of being married to a firefighter are widely talked about and obvious, such as physical risk and nights away from home — sometimes for very long stretches of time for wildland firefighters. But a few other things are important for a fire wife to...
6 Keys To Life As A Fire Spouse

6 Keys To Life As A Fire Spouse

If you’re thinking about becoming a fire spouse, chances are you’ve run into people, strangers and acquaintances, who have offered some words of wisdom. You might even have close friends in your position. Whatever the case may be, well meaning advice is probably all...
4 Great Reasons To Hold Family Meetings

4 Great Reasons To Hold Family Meetings

Parents and other caregivers who gather their household members together regularly to discuss issues large and small, and about anything—chores, rules, or upcoming vacation activities—know that it is a fantastic way to get buy-in from kids. But that’s not the only...
8 Low Cost Adventures With Your Sons

8 Low Cost Adventures With Your Sons

Much has been written about the importance of parents having one-on-one time with their children. Some people might think that automatically means dads and sons, moms and daughters. Well, iit is just as important for opposite-sex parents and kids to spend time alone...
9 Low-Cost Father/Daughter Adventures

9 Low-Cost Father/Daughter Adventures

Some families call them “daddy-daughter” days; others refer to them as “just us” outings. Regardless of what they are called, dads and daughters, at any age, have everything to gain by spending meaningful one-on-one time together. The daughter-dad bond will be...