Molly Blake 
              freelance writer    

Contact me: molly@mollyblake.com
  @mblakewrites 

    

Articles   

The Atlantic
The Robot Store Selling Robots, May 13, 2015

Forbes.com

Get in on the Sharing Economy, April 23, 2015
4 Lessons from Innovative Veterans, November 14, 2014


Today.com (NBC news)
* watch for two upcoming travel stories
After ISIS Threats, Military Spouses React, April 17, 2015
Ace That Job Interview, February 20, 2015
50 Shades of Cringe, February 6, 2015
Jalopy-driving Waitress Gets Car as Tip, December 10, 2014
Can You Stomach the Ads?, December 2, 2014
Share the Cost of Thanksgiving, November 20, 2014
Is there a Goldilocks pillow?, November 13, 2014
Max Your Candy Haul, October 31, 20114
"Patrio-tourism"August 16, 2014

The New York Times, AtWar Blog

May 21, 2013
Married to the Marines

The New York Times, AtWar Blog

July 24, 2012
For Military Spouses, the Hard Road Between Careers and Family

The New York Times, AtWar Blog
February 24, 2012
"When a Service Member Dies"

The New York Times, AtWar Blog
April 23, 2012
"Deployment's Hard Lessons for Children, and Their Teachers"

Dayton Parent Magazine Monthly Column
"The Modern Military Parent"
*Awarded the Bronze Medal in the Child Development & Parenting Issues category at the 2014 Parenting Media Association Editorial Design Competition! The judges wrote: "The pieces offer ideas and insights based on the writer’s experiences and likely will encourage greater empathy and appreciation among all readers." 

It Takes a Military Village, May 2015
How to Talk to Your Kids About ISIS, April 2015
The Reluctant Landlord, March 2015
House-Hunting Tips, February 2015
Social Media Warnings, January 2015
Military Family Month, November 2014
Brown Out, October 2014
The Written Word, September 2014
Back to School, August
A Leap of Faith, July
Do You Know The Milfams in Your Hood?, June

The Cheer Professional 
Industry Spotlight, December 2014
How to Start a Big Sister Program, November 2014
Industry Spotlight, Winter 2015
Candid Coach, Winter 2015
Meet Kathy Penree, Winter 2015

CNN.com

Military Families Living in Dread of Cuts, February 13, 2013

Care.com
(via Skyword)
5 Conversations Working Moms Should Have w/ Their Boss
How to Have a Guilt-Free Night Out!
Tips on How to Have a Successful Sleepover
Toddler Milestones: Cognitive Development Age 2-3

Breckenridge Magazine, Summer 2013
"Sustainable Summit"

GI Jobs

Clean it Up! December 2013

Chicago Parent Magazine, December 2012
"Don't Ask, Just Shovel"

GotYour6.org, March 13, 2013
"Why We Need Hollywood"

Annual Report Writing
Half the Story
The Tale 
Building


Web Content
Bob Woodruff Foundation Success Stories

Military Spouse Magazine Articles
June 2013
"DIY #Fails" 

June 2013
"Dr. Milspouse" 

March 2013
"You Have the Power"

February 2013
"So You Want to Be a Blogger?" 
"Hollywood's Love Affair with Military Romance"

November 2012
"Reasons to Hire Me"
 
October 2012
Runs in the Family

October 2012
Make it Gorgeous No Matter What

July 2012
Hoop Dancing at the Heard

February 2012
"Raise Your Hand"

January 2012

Military Spouse Magazine, November 2011

Military Spouse Magazine, September 2011

Blog Posts

The Huffington Post, January 8, 2013
Blue Star Spouse Networks Launch
 
AOL, October 24, 2012
"Confessions of a Military Spouse"

Got Your Six, October 23, 2012
"Blue Star Theatres: The Show Must Go On!"

Military.Com, August 2012
Organization Bridges Gap for Military-Civilians


 
ThinkMobile Blog, October 18, 2012
"MyMilitaryLife Spotlight: Helping MilSpouses Navigate Military Life"
 
Got Your Six Post, June 10, 2012
The Reintegration Toolkit: Families Learn the Deployment Process

The Huffington Post, May 15, 2012
Does the COW still Moo?

 The Huffington Post, September 2012
I'm Not a Job Hopper ... I'm a Military Spouse

SpouseBUZZ, August 13, 2012
MilSpouse World Rules! 

The Huffington Post, April 2012
"How I Got My Groove Back" 


Blue Star Families
"The PCS: Moving in the Military"

February 2010
Marine Officers' Spouses' Club of Washington DC
"JAFOWL Luncheon with The First Lady"

USAA Magazine Articles
* watch for feature in the Summer Issue
Article: How I Went Back to School
Article: Meet Team Rubicon
Article: How I Paid off $42K in Debt
Article: Gary Sinise's Call of Duty
Cover Story Feature: Career Moves
Article: Should Children Get Allowance?
Article: Landlord 101
Article: A Model for Military Spouses
Article: Mrs. Patriotism
Feature: Resist The Urge To Splurge
Article: Norah O'Donnell Profile

Feature: Mentors Help Veterans Find Success
Article: BONNIE AMOS PROFILE
Feature: MOVING SEASON TIPS

American Way Magazine
Feature: Adventure Healing, November 2014
Feature: From Camouflage to Carhartt, June 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses, July 2014

The Costco Connection
"High Flying Humility" January 2014
"Fight to Flight" January 2014
"Igniting the Spirit" November 2013
"Strength of Sisterhood" November 2013

Next Avenue
How to Get in on The Sharing Economy, April 22, 2015

MOAA Magazine 
"Close to Home" November 2013

Inc.com 

Veterans Starting Up Against the Odds, November 11, 2012

The University of Dayton Magazine Articles
Profile: Out of This World, February, 2015
Hidden Gem: "Star Power" Winter 2015
Profile: "Rock Steady" Fall 2014
Postcard: "San Diego" Fall 2014
Profile: "This Time, With Feeling" Winter 2013
Profile: "In the Public Eye" Autumn 2012
Profile: "Home Wherever She Goes" Summer 2012
Profile: "Legacy of Learning" Autumn 2011
Profile: "Miles to Go!" Winter 2011
Profile: "Semper Fidelis" Autumn 2010

Phoenix Patriot Magazine Articles
The Connector, Winter 2015
It's All in the Family, Spring 2014
Never Give Up, Winter 2014
She's a Gem, Summer 2013
Support for Military Families, Spring 2013
True Calling, Winter 2013
Job Trends for Vets, Winter 2013

The Officer
"On the Job" July 2013
"Close to Home" November 2013

Raising Arizona Kids, November issue
"How to Support Military Families"

Newspaper Articles:



"Back to Its Roots"

Free Air Show with Every Meal!

"Use Your Wild Imagination"

The Yuma Sun: Business
"Farm to Fork"


 
 
 
 
 

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