Monthly Archives: October 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness Giveaway

Did you know a 2009 Walter Reed Army Medical Center study found that women in the armed forces have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who have never served?  In fact, the sobering statistic is 19 percent higher … Continue reading

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Stop It With the Helicopter Parenting

Originally posted on The Deployment Diatribes:
Back off. Let kids fail; Let them fall from trees and get Bs and Cs. The era of the helicopter parent must end now. Parents are stifling their kids. The evidence is clear. Young…

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Autistic Character Moves In On Sesame Street

Sesame Workshop’s (also involved in helping military kids) new initiative involves increasing understanding of autism and working to reduce bullying.  Between six and seven of every ten autistic children are bullied.  My own son was one of these children and … Continue reading

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Swim Towel Giveaway

Aurorae, the eco friendly yoga lifestyle company, has come out with a swim towel and they sent me one to try.  I love it! The swim towel is super soft and super absorbent.  It is extra large, so it works … Continue reading

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96 Year Old Veteran Finally Receives Recognition He Deserves

This video is less than 2 minutes long, and shows how meaningful it can be for someone to receive recognition they never asked for, but deeply deserved. This wonderful man served in WWII.  He met with his men every year … Continue reading

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Military Spouses CAN Further Their Careers AND Support Their Servicemember

//   Many military spouses want to further their personal career qualifications but stop short due to costs. I want to make fellow military spouses aware of the MyCAA program and help explain how to use the benefit. I am … Continue reading

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