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Episode 4 – Finding Your Identity as a Military Spouse with Lana Simmons

Lana Simmons is a retired military spouse now living in Virginia. Through the years of her husband’s military career, she grappled with the common questions many milspouses face: How do I keep a career going with constant moves, especially overseas? What if I decide to stay home with my kids? Should I volunteer? Where do I find friends?

Lana came to terms with the best answers for her family, and talks with honesty about choices she made and even where she realizes she went wrong! Learn more about her military spouse journey and hear the advice she would have given her younger self, had she only known better. Maybe you can relate!

A woman of varied talents and interests, her projects include launching and hosting several podasts and starting a family farm! She’s working through the process to become a certified Master Gardener and she’s also a homeschooling parent, herbalist, Usui Reiki Master Teacher, and yoga instructor. Listen in and be inspired to carve out your own identity, without apology. 

Mentioned in this show: 

Reinventing Midlife

Blue Star Families Survey

Find Lana:

Lana’s site



Get Jen’s book, You Are Not Alone: Encouragement for the Heart of a Military Spouse

Connect with Milspouse Matters on Instagram

Christian Military Spouse Facebook Group

Thanks for Listening,

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