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Traveling With Kids During the Holidays = Not Fun

Most of us, if not all of us in the military, have lived away from family during the holiday seasons. We have all experienced the guilt of not being able to make it for the holidays or not being able to see everyone. We have all felt the anguish when our loved one missed aContinue Reading “Traveling With Kids During the Holidays = Not Fun”

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Large Families on Purpose

Kids. Some families have one, some families have a few, some families have…a baseball team’s worth. There is a saying that goes something like this, “It doesn’t matter how many kids you have. One kid is a lot of kids.” And many parents would agree with this sentiment. When you brought home your first babyContinue Reading “Large Families on Purpose”

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How to Throw a Halloween Party on a Budget

  The Halloween season is upon us, and that means ghoulish (or pretty) costumes, candy, and Halloween parties. We have three young girls – two of whom already understand the amazingness that is candy and one who I’m sure will have a good idea of it once the night is through. And if you’re anythingContinue Reading “How to Throw a Halloween Party on a Budget”

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The Battle Between Military Spouses

“You don’t wear your service member’s rank.” “All spouses are just that- spouses.” “You didn’t earn the rank. They did. Spouses are all equal regardless of rank.” As the wife of an active duty Marine I hear this quite often, and I believe it fervently. But in the politics that surrounds the military lifestyle, thoseContinue Reading “The Battle Between Military Spouses”