Author Archives: Ellie Kay

Ellie Kay is an Air Force spouse, mother of seven (and Blue Star mom of three) and the author of fifteen books, including, “Heroes at Home: Help and Hope for America’s Military Families,” which has reached 1 million military families. She has appeared on over 1400 media interviews, including regular appearances on Fox News, ABC News, CNBC, and CNN.

College Is Within Reach


When our daughter, Bethany, was four-years-old, she came running in the house sobbing uncontrollably. I smoothed her blond curls and held her, “What’s wrong, Bunny?” “I don’t want to leave you and go to college!” Her chubby arms held my neck tight. “Um, well, Bunny, you don’t have to go to college any time soon!”…