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Speaking English

Living overseas, as a diplomat interacting with people from many different countries, has made me realize that I am truly blessed, in many ways, to have been born in the United States.  Birth into a nation that speaks the most … Continue reading

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Fluid Language Exchange in International Classrooms

I’ve spent the past semester volunteering as a substitute teacher at an International school here in China.  Doing so cements my opinion that our kids are extremely blessed to have the opportunity to learn in this environment. The highest number … Continue reading

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Our President Elect, Let’s Deal With It

It’s going to be ok. If you are feeling overwhelmed, try some kindergarten calming soup breathing… Smell the soup, blow on the soup, smell the soup, blow on the soup, in-out, in-out.  Now, let’s get on with it. If you … Continue reading

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Help Other Military Families and Earn Amazon Gift Cards

I want to share the news about the great support website for military families:  MilitaryTownAdvisor.com.  The site has been redesigned to really help families like ours, and you can earn Amazon gift cards by adding your own information to the site! … Continue reading

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Military Families Have Grit

Repost: Long after Horatio returned from his most recent 20+ month deployment, people still say they don’t know how we did it. Horatio gets looks of pity for having been away from his family for so long, and friends and … Continue reading

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T Minus 1,704 Hours

PCS season is nearly upon us, and it’s far better to go into it eyes wide open, than to pretend that it isn’t coming.  For readers not familiar with the acronym, PCS stands for Permanent Change of Station.  In layman’s … Continue reading

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Drop Stop On Shark Tank’s: Beyond the Tank

This April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, and as Drop Stop was born to reduce this very thing, it is the perfect time to help raise awareness about Drop Stop, one of the only products that can truly reduce … Continue reading

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Strength Finds Me

Long after Horatio returned from his most recent 20+ month deployment, people still say they don’t know how we did it. Horatio gets looks of pity for having been away from his family for so long, and friends and acquaintances … Continue reading

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