Tag Archives: military family

Deployment Diatribes on The Stir!

The Stir’s Cafe Mom is running a series on Motherhood and they put up a Deployment Diatribes Post.

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Overseas American School Projects

One of the benefits to serving in the overseas jobs, that Horatio serves in, is the wonderful schools our boys attend.  This past week, three of the four boys have made videos for school projects.  To show the progression of … Continue reading

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Veterans Can Win A Free Mattress

GhostBed is on a mission to salute the men and women who serve in the United States military.  Recognizing that every member of the armed forces has a personal story of patriotism, the online mattress company by Nature’s Sleep is … Continue reading

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Military Moms Get Breast Pumps Covered 100% Through Tricare

For new military moms or who are expecting a baby, you can get a a breast pump 100% covered by Tricare! The Breastfeeding Shop will send it to you free of charge along with 2 accessory kits & 6 boxes … Continue reading

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Confusing Quest for Medical Care- Again

Rugby is a rough sport.  We know this.  Dwight loves it but knows the risks and the risks became a crushing reality 12 days ago when he took a direct blow to the left knee in the first junior varsity … Continue reading

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Giveaway – Lil’ Troops Toys

It’s that time of year, when parents search high and low for great gift ideas for their kids. I found a perfect one for the military kid in your life. Lil’ Troops are the ultimate collectible military action figures officially licensed by … Continue reading

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Cars and Stripes $100 Visa Card Giveaway!

This Veteran’s Day, both Maaco and Meineke are honoring Veterans by treating them to discounts and freebies.  As a military family, we really appreciate efforts, such as these, and I like to pass the word to others who can make … Continue reading

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A Full Day of Foreign

As I’ve said before, rarely does a day pass when I don’t experience something I would not if I lived back home in the US.  Sometimes it feels like, every time I leave the house, I encounter something out of … Continue reading

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Autistic Character Moves In On Sesame Street

Sesame Workshop’s (also involved in helping military kids) new initiative involves increasing understanding of autism and working to reduce bullying.  Between six and seven of every ten autistic children are bullied.  My own son was one of these children and … Continue reading

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Military Spouses CAN Further Their Careers AND Support Their Servicemember

//   Many military spouses want to further their personal career qualifications but stop short due to costs. I want to make fellow military spouses aware of the MyCAA program and help explain how to use the benefit. I am … Continue reading

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