military families

  1. Mom & Dad

    How being married to the military is different than civilian marriage

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    Military couples are no different from anyone else. We have weddings, honeymoons, children, expectations, goals and life issues like...
  2. Mom & Dad

    7 Things every military family should know about living on base

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    Living on a military base is a unique, challenging and fun experience. It is a lot different from living in a regular civilian...
  3. Mom & Dad

    What Army Wives gets wrong about real military wives

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    The show Army Wives has always received mixed reviews and comments among those in the military community. While there are a lot of...
  4. Super Mom Tips

    Moms with a cause: Advocating for military kids worldwide

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    Jewell Willett, mom to daughter Ella (age 2), is a mom who is lucky enough to incorporate her cause with her job. As vice-president...
  5. Mom & Dad

    Post-deployment reintegration

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    It's hard to believe my husband has been home for four weeks already. Having him back home has been wonderful as well as...
  6. Holidays & Seasons

    Memorial Day: More than just a long weekend

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    I thought after the first time, it would get easier. The bugle playing taps. The empty boots and unworn dog tags. And the final roll...
  7. Mom & Dad

    Deployment is over: Daddy's home!

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    As soon as we had 31 days left in our deployment countdown, I drew 31 hearts on our whiteboard in the kitchen. Each morning my son...
  8. Mom & Dad

    Preparing for the end of deployment with a tinge of sadness

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    Finally this deployment is coming to an end! I can't even begin to describe how excited I am. Honestly though, I feel a touch of...
  9. Mom & Dad

    The military wife vs. the single mom

    Mommy wars, competitions and judgments drive me insane. It never fails, I read a story about a single mom and her struggles or...
  10. Kids with Special Needs

    A peek into a military child's heart through play

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    I love talking with my son. Through the entire age of 5, having conversations with him has been absolutely amazing to me, and a...
  11. Television

    Will Army Wives address the current soldier suicide rate?

    What's next for Army Wives ? We think the show is working toward something major(ly depressing).
  12. Mom & Dad

    One event at a time: Countdown to the end of deployment

    The beginning of deployment is like looking down a long, dark tunnel. You know the light is at the end, but you can't see it. Our...
  13. Parenting Tips & Advice

    6 Books to help children cope with deployment

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    Books are undeniably a great resource that can give children not only a literary reasoning of a situation, but also an excellent...
  14. Mom & Dad

    Deployment can strengthen the bonds of marriage

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    You won't find a single person that raises their hand and says, "Yes, please! Deployment! My spouse and I love being apart from each...
  15. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Our magical door to communication during deployment

    Of my three kids, I knew my son was going to have the hardest time in dealing with his daddy being away. The great thing is that...
  16. Mom & Dad

    The importance of routine after deployment

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    After deployment, it's important for military families to get back into their regular routine as soon as possible. The structure and...
  17. Mom & Dad

    The government's sequester hits our military hard

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    As I sit here and write this, I do it fighting exhaustion with a heavy heart and burning eyes. The impact the sequestration is...
  18. Mom & Dad

    Saying goodbye: The beginning of deployment

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    What we've been preparing for the last few months has finally come. There's no easy way around it. And, as much as you want to avoid...
  19. Television

    New Married to the Army: Alaska on OWN

    OWN's new Married to the Army: Alaska shows the reality behind being an Army wife. The first episode and various promos promise...
  20. Technology

    Top 10 military family blogs

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    Spend some time over this 4th of July holiday visiting these families who will inspire you by the dedication they have to serving...