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Confessions of a Military Spouse

Author: Public House Media

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Being in a military family/community is like a special little club. It’s a small community that has certain challenges and it’s definitely not for the faint of heart. Tune in to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a military spouse and all that comes with this unique lifestyle.
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The Burnout is Real

The Burnout is Real

2021-03-1646:36

On this episode, Jenna and Candace are talking about how they experience burnout and how many others can likely relate to them. They are talking about how to avoid burnout as much as possible, what you can do if you experience burnout and how to help others when they are experiencing burnout. There are many different ways we experience burnout so tune in to find out how you can relate.
Embracing the Suck

Embracing the Suck

2021-03-0240:37

On this episode, Jenna and Candace are talking about living the military wife life. They are talking all about the struggles of military wife life and how to "embrace the suck". They are also talking about the great debate that the longer you are married, the easier the military wife life gets and exactly how they feel about that and if there is any truth to it.
Self Care for Spouses

Self Care for Spouses

2021-02-1635:38

On this episode, Jenna and Candace are talking about self care for spouses. Jenna and Candace know the military life can be stressful especially when you factor in being a mom so they have decided to talk about what self care TRULY means and how to make sure you are taking care of yourself.... in ways you may not have even considered. They are also talking about WHY self care is so important and not just for military spouses but for everyone, in general.
On this episode, Jenna and Candace are talking all about deployments, trainings and everything in between. They are giving tips and tricks that help them survive when they their spouse is gone along with things that happen to military members when they are deployed. They are also talking about how to have open conversations and keep the line of communication open during the hard times.
Ask Candace

Ask Candace

2021-01-1941:53

On this episode, Jenna is taking the questions from listeners and herself that she's complied over the weeks and asking Candace all the questions we're dying to hear the answers to. From balancing work and home life to navigating being a female marine working in a mostly male-dominated field, Candace answers it all.
Introducing Candace

Introducing Candace

2021-01-0535:03

On this episode, Jenna is revealing the big changes happening to the Confessions of a Military Spouse podcast by introducing the new co-host, Candace Gamez. On this episode, you will learn all about who Candace is, her role in the military and as a spouse, how she and Jenna met and how she will be so beneficial to you as a listener and the podcast as a whole!
On this episode, Jenna is talking about people experiencing not getting to be with loved ones during holidays and special events because of COVID and how that compares to every day life for military families. There are many similarities in the situations and she is sitting down to talk about them all. This is also the final episode for the 2020 year!
On this episode, Jenna is sitting down again with her husband and neighbors Shannon and Eric Gonzales to have the second "round table discussion". We are talking about the final 5 topics today with a 10 minute discussion max per topic. Be sure to tune in to hear all the the perspectives during this round table discussion.
On this episode, Jenna is sitting down with her husband and neighbors Shannon and Eric Gonzales to have a "round table discussion". They have come up with 10 topics to talk about and are splitting it into 2 episodes. 5 topics each episode with a 10 minute discussion max per topic. Be sure to tune in to hear all the the perspectives during this round table discussion.
On this episode, we are approaching the two year anniversary of Confessions of a Military Spouse and Jenna has two very special guests. Her husband, Dustin and her daughter, Ella. She is doing a question and answer type of interview asking about their experiences as being a military family/service member/child. This episode is a lot of fun and has a lot of good information.
On this episode, Jenna is talking about the responsibilities military spouses face when their significant other leaves for trainings, deployments, etc. She is also opening up and sharing about how difficult it is for military spouses to ask for help and why they struggle so much asking for help. She is also hoping to shed some light for non military members on how quickly responsibilities pile up as a military spouse.
On this episode, Jenna is talking all about the importance of having a support system as a military spouse. She is talking about her experiences with support systems and even sharing a piece of advice that she would share with her younger self regarding support systems and being a military spouse. Be sure to tune in to find out why it's so important that military spouses have a support system!
Life... Lately

Life... Lately

2020-09-2221:51

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a shit show and Jenna's life has been no different. On this episode, Jenna is talking all about life lately and what it's been like to work in a high contraction rate job during a pandemic. From funerals, to school to working full time during a pandemic she is talking about it all and just giving a life update.
Mr. Army Wife

Mr. Army Wife

2020-09-0842:35

On this episode, Jenna had the pleasure of sitting down with Steve Schmitt, the owner and host of podcast, Mr. Army Wife and friends. This episode is a long time coming as Jenna has been itching to have a male military spouse on her show since her show started. However, she didn't want to have just any male military spouse on her show, she knew it had to be the right one and she found just that with Mr. Army Wife. Be sure to tune in to this episode to hear all about the male military spouse perspective and if/how it's any different that being a female military spouse! Be sure to check out the Mr. Army Wife and Friends podcast at: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mr-army-wife-and-friends/id1515355889
On this episode, Jenna got the chance to interview Amy Long, owner of the Daily Hostess and podcast host of Conversations with the Hostess. Amy is a veteran, active duty military spouse and entrepreneur of a very cool company called the Daily Hostess. In this episode they are talking all about veteran life, spouse life and how to make friends through parties. They also talk about party planning, how to easily host parties and make connections through doing so. Once you are done listening to this episode I highly encourage you to go check out Amy's website at: https://thedailyhostess.com/
On this episode, Jenna had the pleasure of sitting down with 2018 Air Force Spouse of the Year and President of the National Veterans Vocational Village, Kristen Christy. This episode is no easy or lighthearted topic but definitely a topic that needs to be discussed. From life as a military child to suicide to a missing child, Kristen Christy shares her story on it all and how she has still managed to live her life with an exclamation point!
This is the first of many episodes in Confessions of a Military Spouse's "special guest mini summer series". If your child struggles with sleeping and anxiety you are definitely going to want to listen to this episode. On this episode, Jenna is interviewing Colleen Marchi, founder and owner of the company Magical Order of Brave Knights. This company was founded by a fellow military spouse who is also an educated and exhausted mom who wanted to help her children face their anxiety and fears head on but also help them get more sleep. Colleen has been generous enough to give all of my listeners a discount code to use at checkout. Be sure to check out her product at: https://magicalorderofbraveknights.com/ and use code: SIRWILLIAM for a discount.
Out of the In

Out of the In

2020-07-1421:07

On this episode, Jenna is talking about her recent experiences with her daughter, Ella, in competitive dance. All about her auditions, to making the team to the overwhelming feeling of having a million questions. She is also talking about how she is worried that being a military family will hinder her daughters experience in the dance world. Tune in to find out what she means by that and if you can relate to what she's saying.
Oorah, He's A Marine

Oorah, He's A Marine

2020-06-3019:49

On this episode, Jenna is talking all about the recent TikTok video created by a fellow military spouse. She is talking about what the video is, why it has become an internet sensation and not in a good way and exposing the truth about what happens in military spouse communities when someone does something that is "frowned upon."
Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

2020-06-1624:16

On this episode, Jenna is taking you behind the scenes of the Confessions of a Military Spouse podcast. From how she got started, to the friendships she has developed within the network of Public House Media and everything in between. You will be able to see a funnier side of her as she talks about everything podcast.
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Emma Arzate

My family is currently getting ready for our first off-season PCS. Husband has been in the Army 16 years and we have always moved in the summer. Our last PCS almost 4 years we waited almost 4 full weeks after moving in to get our HHG. It was super annoying

Aug 4th
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