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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.

Vet Tix Provides Free Event Tickets for Military Families

Since 2008, Vet Tix has worked to serve the veteran and military community and achieve our core missions. Among those, is our goal to provide a stress-relieving experience for families to reconnect and strengthen bonds. We understand that veterans, currently … Continue reading

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Beyond The Sun Movie- Win a Trip to Rome

BEYOND THE SUN is being released today, May 15, across multiple platforms, including iTunes, Amazon, and TUGG.  It is a modern-day tale of hope, faith and courage, based on stories from the Bible. The family movie chronicles the adventures of four … Continue reading

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The Miracle Season Movie Release

Resilience is an invaluable trait for everyone; for military families, resilience is essential to emotional survival.  Military families are fettered with constant challenges which both necessitate and build resilience in them.  One moment that helped me build my resilience is … Continue reading

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On second thought… The Moped

In the interest of full disclosure, I want to revisit an issue I wrote about one year ago.  Last March, soon after Horatio left for three months, Dwight tried to persuade us to let him get a moped for transportation.  … Continue reading

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A Wrinkle In Time Movie Release- Giveaway

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved when a book I’ve read is made into a movie, and A Wrinkle In Time definitely fits the category.  I can remember reading and re-reading the book throughout my childhood, and … Continue reading

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Enough with the Guns

The second amendment is sacred.  Wait… No it’s not. Life is sacred.  It’s that simple. Gun laws must be amended and enforced, and gun culture in the US needs to evolve.  Gun advocates will cry foul.  Gun advocates will say … Continue reading

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7 Ways for Military Kids to Say “I Love You” Across the Miles

By Cathleen Karlsson   When you’re a kid, Valentine’s Day usually means: “class party” — an opportunity to deck the classroom walls and desks with an abundance of pink and red heart-shaped cut-outs and frills, amid an assortment of holiday … Continue reading

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Peace, PTSD and Parades

Our President’s vision of a military parade, which he calls ‘a tribute to American military members and veterans’, if realized, would be more akin to a taunting than a tribute.  Such a display of military force is suitable in Beijing, … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Fit: Adventures in Application- Testing

Dwight has started his university application process.  He’s our second son, so it’s not my first rodeo, and as we proceed, I feel like I have good information and advice to offer readers.  I’ve learned a lot in the past … Continue reading

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The Miracle Season Movie

 THE MIRACLE SEASON The Miracle Season, directed by Sean McNamara, will be in theaters April 13, 2018.  THe film stars Helen Hunt, Danika Yarosh and Erin Moriarty. I always love a, inspirational story, and The Miracle Season doesn’t disappoint.  It is … Continue reading

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