First Responder families are used to having hard conversations regarding the job. But we don’t always want to talk about finances and being prepared if an emergency were to happen. Talking about emergency funds and life insurance is not exactly “fun” for most people, but it really is a necessary conversation not just for everyone in life but especially first responder families. In today’s episode, Courtney from Heroes Financial Coaching is joining us to talk about financial preparedness for first responders. Courtney is a veteran wife, police wife and momma to two toddlers. She knows firsthand the struggles of managing finances and reducing the stress that can come with money. She
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This post in sponsored by Arrest My Vest. All opinions are honest and my own. Raise your hand if you’ve even gotten a whiff of smelly vests, uniforms, boots or gear? Probably every police officer and family member and it’s nearly guaranteed to happen in the heat of the summer. So how exactly can you keep all that police gear and vests smelling clean even during the summer months? Better yet, how can you keep things smelling good without adding extra chemicals to your clothing, cruiser, K9 and more? Here are some of the top ways! Easy, Non-Toxic Ways to Keep Police Gear & Vests Smelling Clean Air Out All Gear,
With shift work and inconsistent schedules it can feel as if creating routines for your family are difficult. But I am here to tell you, that you probably already have routines that you may not be aware of. And you can absolutely create routines based on what YOU CAN CONTROL. If you focus on what you can control vs what you can’t (like your spouse being held over at work or his/her schedule) then you set yourself up for success. Helpful Tips for Establishing Routines as a Law Enforcement Family: Individual routines vs. family routines While it is important to have routines as an individual, it is also important to have
Given the current climate surrounding law enforcement, privacy for police wives is imperative. We must take the proper precautions to make our social media pages and accounts more private. Last year I wrote a blog post all about keeping your officer’s information private on the internet but sadly, we are now in the day and age where, we as spouses, need to be very careful, too. I know we can’t live in fear but we should never be in a position where our privacy is questioned. There are safe ways to stay in contact with people you trust, have a positive social media experience all while keeping your privacy protected. These
Planning date nights and time to go out can be hard for any first responder couple. You make plans, they may change and it is never easy to reschedule. Planning date nights at-home are a great way to make sure you get quality time with your spouse while maybe even saving some money in the process. And, date nights at-home don’t have to be boring or the same old thing. This list is creative, fun and super easy to plan! RELATED POST: 35 INEXPENSIVE DATES FOR POLICE COUPLES Creative date nights to do at home: Surprise dates for your spouse/partner I love this idea! You and your spouse can take turns
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