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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own. I left active duty and transitioned to the reserves for several reasons. I loved the Navy and knew I wasn’t ready to hang up my uniform for good. […]
Emotions can be scary. They are big and hard to control. Feelings pop up unexpectedly. Our children might not know how to handle their own feelings, or the emotions of others either. Everyone is dealing with the difficulties of military life in their own way. It can be easy for kids to slip into one-upping their friends […]
Ian Reynolds is a spunky seven-year-old military kid with an infectious smile and a sense of excitement that bubbles up over everything. He also is a famous painter. . . in a very small, very select presidential circle, that is. For the last year, Ian has been writing letters, boxing up his art, and sending […]
The National Military Family Association (NMFA) has announced the 2018 locations for their popular Operation Purple Camps. This free week of camp for military kids includes “trained counselors and camp staff experienced in helping children adapt and overcome the stressors of military life.” Dependents from all military branches are welcome Since 2004, NMFA estimates that […]
You don’t usually expect children to be the ones bridging the civilian-military divide, but kids are often the most impressionable, so why not teach them to appreciate the sacrifices of military families? More than a dozen civilian children recently threw a birthday party for 65 military kids whose parents are stationed around Northern Virginia. It […]