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About Commander in Chief At home

Erin is a military spouse and, sometimes temporarily single mom to 4 boys. She's a parenting coach, writer, teacher, special needs (Autism) mom, and much more.

Your Child’s Identity May Have Been Stolen

I was shocked to learn that more than 1 million children were victims of identity theft or fraud last year. According to the Federal Trade Commission, two-thirds of those victims were age 7 or younger. As soon as your child is assigned a social … Continue reading

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Strengths of the Military Family

“I could never do what you do.” I hear this refrain again and again. No matter where I go, if I’m not with other military spouses, conversation inevitably makes its way to some form of this phrase. I always respond … Continue reading

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Strengthening Children – The Special Education Process

A guest post by Kimberly Wilkerson Family is everything. Two months ago, at the end of a 12+ year stint in the Portland, OR area, I packed up a house, a speech pathology career and a t-shirt business and moved … Continue reading

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Army Training Expands To Esports

The Army is expanding its expertise into the arena of Esports. No, modern war fighting hasn’t gone full AI, but the Army is seeking new ways to recruit new soldiers into its ranks. In 2018, during a time in which … Continue reading

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Target Offers 10% Discount To Military This Week

During the week leading up to Veteran’s Day, Military Families and Veterans can get a stackable 10% discount at our beloved Target! Visit the registration website now to get your personalized code. I did it today and it is very … Continue reading

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New Tricare Vision Coverage

Anyone who has vision trouble or family members who do, knows how expensive it is to pay out of pocket for exams and contact/glasses. In 2019, a brand new vision benefit will be available to eligible to active duty family … Continue reading

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Coalition Formed to Address Military Family Food Insecurity

Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) convenes top hunger- and food security-organizations to support military families facing food insecurity A newly formed coalition of service, advocacy, and education organizations has made combating food insecurity among military families a top priority. This coalition … Continue reading

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Space of Love- A Book About Living With Autism

GUEST POST Space of Love Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism By Gayle Nobel I was helping my son in the shower this morning. It was very early and I was feeling a bit grumpy … Continue reading

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Transitioning to a Civilian Job? Four Tips for Veterans Facing a Career Change

Guest Post: For many military service members, transitioning out of the armed forces does not mean immediate retirement from work. Veterans often choose to pursue a second career after leaving the service to continue to support their family and gain … Continue reading

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SMALLFOOT – Yeti Or Not Here We Come! GIVEAWAY

As a military family on a budget, living overseas has provided us with opportunities to explore the world in ways we would not if we were stationed Stateside.  We’ve been very lucky to have lived overseas for about half of … Continue reading

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