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Motherly Advice

  I was given so much advice while I was pregnant that I get morning sickness just thinking about it. Most of it was meant well, although most of it was also unsolicited. There were times where I could have sworn I saw a little twinkle in the eyes of mothers passing on their tales,Continue Reading “Motherly Advice”

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Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 2

  COMMUNICATION DURING DEPLOYMENT The need for parents to communicate with and do everything possible for their child kicks into overdrive when the child is deployed.  We are blessed to live in a time when there are several ways for families to communicate with those deployed. However, first and foremost we must have their correctContinue Reading “Deployment, What’s a Parent To Do? Part 2”

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The Military Spouse

  Being a military spouse has opened my eyes to a whole new aspect of the military.  Growing up, and even in adulthood prior to meeting my husband, I never even recognized the fact that the military involved any more than a soldier in camo pants.  Now that I’ve found myself as a passenger onContinue Reading “The Military Spouse”

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One By One

                       They do so little sometimes.             One of them missed the first cookout of the summer. It was a unseasonably warm day, perfect for setting up the kiddie pool and grilling hot dogs and hamburgers. He wasn’t there, so she blew bubbles for the kids and got out the sidewalk chalk so they couldContinue Reading “One By One”