Tag Archives: military family

Military Kids- Definitely Not Brats – Post 1

The oldest of our Homefront sons graduated from high school last month.  It’s been a long and winding road.  He attended preschool in three different states: Hawaii, two different schools in Missouri, and Washington State.  He spent Kindergarten in Kansas, … Continue reading

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All In A Week of This Expat’s Life

What a week. Zack graduated from high school.  Upon counting, I realized that he attended 11 schools from age two to 17.  He not only got through it, he got an academic scholarship to his top choice university! On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Vet Tix Awards 2 Million Event Tickets to U.S. Military Community

Vet Tix reached a major milestone, earlier this month, in its support of the U.S. military community. It has now provided 2 million free event tickets, over eight years, to currently serving members of the military, veterans and family members … Continue reading

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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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