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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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Soldier’s Heart, Sending A Core Message to “Take A Stand for What’s Right”

In her debut single, storyteller/singer-songwriter AJ Duke takes the listener on a journey into the heart of some of America’s bravest. Singer-songwriter, AJ Duke (www.AJDuke.com), will release her debut single “Soldier’s Heart” in honor of Veteran’s Day on November 9th, … Continue reading

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Buena Park Salutes Military With Exclusive Deals Throughout Orange County

   As a small token of appreciation for their service to our country, Buena Park and attractions throughout Orange County are offering discounts and upgrades to active and retired U.S. Military personnel in November and December. Start your adventure at … Continue reading

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Song Honoring The Troops & Their Families

  – Grammy-Nominated artists John Ondrasik aka Five For Fighting and Jim Brickman have announced a special collaboration to send a message of thanks, love, and support to the troops this holiday season with the song, “Christmas Where You Are.”  Watch a snippet of the lyric … Continue reading

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Movie: The Man Who Invented Christmas- Giveaway coming soon

The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol. Directed by Bharat Nalluri (MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY), the film … Continue reading

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Dropping the #MilKid off at College- It’s Complicated

We all know that military family life and civilian family life differ. What you might not realize is that this month, and next, as families drop their 18 and 19 year olds off at college for the first time, military … Continue reading

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Free, online resources help Veterans solve problems and overcome everyday challenges

Social and emotional well-being is an important part of overall health. Managing everyday stressors such as family, financials, and work can be a lot for anyone. Veterans, Service Members and their families can also face unique challenges. Everyone needs help … Continue reading

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