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Coalition Formed to Address Military Family Food Insecurity

Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) convenes top hunger- and food security-organizations to support military families facing food insecurity A newly formed coalition of service, advocacy, and education organizations has made combating food insecurity among military families a top priority. This coalition … Continue reading

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SMALLFOOT – Yeti Or Not Here We Come! GIVEAWAY

As a military family on a budget, living overseas has provided us with opportunities to explore the world in ways we would not if we were stationed Stateside.  We’ve been very lucky to have lived overseas for about half of … Continue reading

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Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs.

Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs. Military Family Advisory Network Hosts Solutions Summit in Honor of Fifth Anniversary Press Release— WASHINGTON — The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), a national non-profit of military … Continue reading

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Deployment Book for Kids – Giveaway

In April, the National Center for Youth Issues published the children’s book: Deployment- One of Our Pieces is Missing. This is the best children’s book about deployment that I have come across during my time as a military spouse.  It covers … 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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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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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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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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