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Congress Misses Opportunity to Help Military Families By Fixing Tricare Young Adult Shortcoming

Shared from MilitaryFamily.org Most Americans get their healthcare through work – and military families are no different, earning their health care benefit through years of service. And while they make many sacrifices to do so, the quality of their health … Continue reading

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Renting Out US Property While Living Overseas

It is a recurring theme among many Americans who live abroad to rent your home while you travel. Many people do not want to give up their residence because they plan to return in the near future or because they … Continue reading

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My UnOrthodox Life- Trainwreck or Triumph?

By now, if you are in any way connected to Jewish life, you have heard of the Netflix reality show, My Unorthodox Life. I’ve seen several polemic opinion pieces about it written by people who have not actually seen the … Continue reading

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Summer Camp- Tips to Prepare

Guest Post: 5 Tips for Preparing the Whole Family for Summer Camp More than 11 million children attend summer camp in the United States every year. For these kids, summer camp is an exciting and empowering experience that provides them … Continue reading

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Military Appreciation Month- 10 things military families deal with that most civilians don’t realize

10. Family memories are compromised in the interest of National Security.  Missed births, first days of school, graduations, anniversaries, mother’s days, father’s days, Christmases and Chanukahs, Ramadans, Easters and Passovers, illnesses and funerals are too numerous to count. 9.  Communication is … Continue reading

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The First Week… The Return of Mrs. Murphy

For those of you who may not remember, Mrs. Murphy is the stronger, trickier, sidekick to Mr. Murphy, of Murphy’s Law infamy.  She has returned to our house and Horatio has been gone for less than one week of his … 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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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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