The military calls the post deployment adjustment time, reintegration. It’s a sterile word for something that is very messy. The reintegration period is fraught with emotion. The reunion kiss between husband and wife is something photographed and broadcast across network … Continue reading
I’m on vacation with my family in the Happiest Place on Earth. Why,then, do I hear kids crying and parents snapping wherever I go? Kids are crying because they can’t get the souvenir they want. Parents are snapping at their … Continue reading
With the end of deployment comes a sigh of relief. The endless worrying actually comes to an end. The solo parenting returns to its partnership status. Our cups runneth over with hugs and kisses. Without question, the joy in the … Continue reading
Deployment Diatribes is partnering with MilitaryMilstones.com to bring you a great product at a discount. MilitaryMilestones creates and sells custom rings because they believe they offer an excellent opportunity to honor our soldiers. MilitaryMilestones.com was founded in 2009 when the … Continue reading
Guest Post: Did you know that you can freeze your own eggs? I am writing this as a public service for women everywhere, especially women my age who don’t know all of the fertility options available to them! You see, … Continue reading
Great organizations that benefit Active Duty and Retired US Armed Forces and their families have partnered with the new tv show, “Stars Earn Stripes”, where celebrities will compete and earn cash prizes for the charities. I will be tuning in, … Continue reading
The moment I’ve been waiting for finally came this afternoon at 3:00. You are probably thinking, ‘what? Horatio came home over a week ago. What is she talking about?’ Drum roll, please…. Today, Horatio uttered the words, “I’m going to … Continue reading
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