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5 Tips To Ease The Stress Of Kid Schedules

It’s Saturday morning and I feel a mix of emotions as I sit here writing and listening to Spy Kids in the background. My emotions are a mix of calm, anxious, nervous and relieved because my younger son is sick … Continue reading

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Never Really Alone

I’m somewhere between mile 18 and 19 and I can’t take the pain anymore. There is a blister on my toe. I know it! Why did I wrap my toe? Mom said it would end up hurting and being uncomfortable … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned From Deployment

It’s OVER… official OVER (well, until the next one)! Now that we can finally move forward and begin to get back to normal (if there is such a thing) I find myself reflecting on the last several months.  How did … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why MilFamilies Should Use Social Media

In today’s military social media is so important.  It’s our best friend and worst enemy. A forever catch 22… something we can’t live without but can’t always live with.  Since social media seems to be here to stay I’m going … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Just Unfair

The other night a friend and I were swapping milspouse sea stories and I said, “Sometimes this life is so unfair.”  She quickly responds that she loves it and wouldn’t trade it and I completely agree with her! I do … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Limits

I have given the tip “know your limits” on a couple different blogs.  But, do we really know our limits? I thought for sure I did! I thought, “I have all the knowledge a spouse needs to rock this deployment! … Continue reading

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Dos and Don’ts For The “Wait”

The time has come to start the “wait”.   The emotional roller coaster no one likes being on.  Sometimes it’s long and sometimes it’s short but it’s always the same.  You think, “I’ve got this!” and then the next moment, … Continue reading

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