People love a person in uniform and firefighters are at the top of that list. While most firefighters can start a new relationship with ease, some may lack the knowledge of how to turn it into a more meaningful partnership beyond the initial stage. We focus not only on dating and marriage but also on the relationships that firefighters have with other family members, friends and fellow firefighters.
How do you fight negativity among co-workers and why is negativity so contagious? Good news travels fast, but bad news travels at the speed of light through the walls of a firehouse.Read This Article
I changed instantly, in the moments of diagnosis, from not only a mother and firefighter but to my own family's caregiver. Routines, work, sleep, and even relationships were disrupted. It was hard to know where to turn for help.Read This Article
When greeting new Recruits, one of our Captains will often say, “I am here for We, and We are here for Them”. This quote sets the tone for the Academy and establishes a culture of ownership and teamwork in new Recruits.Read This Article
How well do you know your partner? Many of us have assumptions about our partners based on limited personal experience. Spending ‘alone time’ together forces us to recognize who we are and who our partners are.Read This Article
Mark Twain said it best: “Comparison is the death of joy.” This sentiment has roots that stretch back to Biblical times, yet comparing ourselves, our families and our career successes to those around us can be a hard habit to break.Read This Article