Cover art for podcast Military Life

Military Life

141 EpisodesProduced by Beck RaynerWebsite

Welcome to the Military Life Podcast- a podcast telling the stories of everyday Australian Military partners.Listen in to hear from others who are living this military life (Defence Life), juggling all the things on the daily, just like you and I. Let's connect and support each other by telling our … read more


118.Defence Life, Home Schooling & Prioritising your Needs

In this week's podcast episode, I talk to defence partner Fiona about meeting her now-husband, moving interstate together and 12 moves in 15 years.


Fiona and I also talk about;

  • Moving in together and their first posting to Toowoomba
  • Getting engaged after living together for 3 months
  • The reality of defence life setting in during their second posting in Wagga
  • Finding meaningful employment and the varied experience gained
  • Feeling unable to progress professionally due to frequent moves
  • The ups and downs of moving 12 times in 15 years
  • The signs that led Fiona down the home school path despite hesitation
  • Why defence life compliments home schooling and works for them
  • How home schooling allows their family to get the most out of a location
  • Career goals with kids, home schooling and the balance
  • The emotional and mental toll so many moves took on Fiona
  • Feeling isolated and alone and deciding to ask for help
  • The help Fiona accessed and focusing on her needs
  • Recognising her value and acknowledging her sacrifices


Ready to join the ML community? Click through the link to get connected xx

Educational emoji reaction


Interesting emoji reaction


Funny emoji reaction


Agree emoji reaction


Love emoji reaction


Wow emoji reaction


Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to Military Life


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens