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Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away

Sponsored Content provided courtesy of USAA Member Community. 243 days 5,832 hours 350,633 minutes Any way you look at the above numbers, it can be a pretty frightening thought of having to solo parent for 8 months. Parenting with your spouse is daunting enough, but when doing it alone – the stakes are higher. A recentContinue Reading “Solo Parenting: How to Survive While Your Spouse is Away”

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3 Things That Happen When You Have Spring Fever

Goodbye winter, don’t let the door hit you on the way out! Winter days can be agonizing for many of us who live through those three long months on the east coast. March is almost here and it is now starting to get warmer, the sun shines and there is a change in the wayContinue Reading “3 Things That Happen When You Have Spring Fever”

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Why Age 5, Not 2 or 3 is the Hardest Age to Parent

“Oh, the terrible twos. That’s a hard year!” “Yea, but just wait until three! Or four! Those are worse!”  When you are a first-time parent and your oldest starts to hit those super fun years of temper tantrums and exhausting behaviors, you often hear those same sentiments. The “terrible twos” have that name for aContinue Reading “Why Age 5, Not 2 or 3 is the Hardest Age to Parent”

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How Do You Rebuild Community After Military Life Ends?

There can be little denying that military families stick together; the sense of community experienced is unrivaled and serves as a support system during some of the most difficult times. But what happens when we return to the civilian life? Is it possible to rebuild a sense of community? Returning to a civilian lifestyle followingContinue Reading “How Do You Rebuild Community After Military Life Ends?”