Tag Archives: deployment

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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6 Ways Endure Deployment More Easily

I started this blog 5 years ago, when Horatio and I broke the news of deployment to our boys.  I wrote posts to help myself and others get through long deployments.  During deployments, often, the days are long, but the … Continue reading

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Deployment Chart For Families

This is a guest post about a deployment chart, from The Victoria Chart Company. They are offering 25% OFF this chart this month, please follow the link at the bottom of this page http://bit.ly/1PEE2eR and enter ‘MILITA25’ at checkout.   “At … Continue reading

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Be Safe At Home During Deployment and Always

June is National Safety Month! As Military spouses, we have unique home safety concerns, since our service member is out of the home for an extended period of time. There are some very helpful safety products available in the webiverse.  … Continue reading

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Medical Care in a Less Foreign Land- Part 3

Answer: Watch TV shows you’d never watch at home; Eat junk food you’d never eat at home; and sit for hours in a hospital lobby just to access wifi. Question: What are things you do when you have 3 weeks … Continue reading

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Breaking News: MCRMC Recommendations Released

This is a great breakdown of the news, by Sarah Peachey of MilitaryOneClick.com The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission released its annual report today to “modernize the Uniformed Services’ compensation and retirement system.” The committee believes the following recommendations … Continue reading

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Check out the new Spartan Up podcast and win a code for a free race entry

Check out Spartan Race founder Joe DeSena’s new Podcast “Spartan UP!” WE UNCOVER WHAT MAKES THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE WINNERS. The epitome of grit, Joe Desena, founder & CEO of Spartan Race and NY Times best-selling author, travels the globe … Continue reading

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Unique Holiday Gift Guide: With Giveaways

My shopping is complete since I have to plan way ahead to allow for the several weeks for shipping to Southeast Asia.  My kids are getting a lot of video games, computer gear, clothing, pjs, books and more. I’ve compiled … Continue reading

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Dogs of War: Rescue Dogs and Veterans Helping Each Other

I usually don’t write about TV shows, though I do get a lot of pitches for them.  Something about my mood lately made me read through an email from a new show’s representative this morning and I am so glad … Continue reading

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The Crazy Construction Robots

So, this is happening in front of my house today. With the high unemployment rate in Taipei, I’d think that the government would want to hire actual people to direct traffic around the construction all around the city.  They are … Continue reading

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