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Are You Ready for Homecoming?

As the countdown slowly ticks away to homecoming, there’s the standard preparation you would expect. For some reason, the perfect outfit seems to be at the top of the list. Over the years, and after attending over 50 homecomings, I’ve seen some pretty epic outfits but the one that takes the cake is the spouse […]

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Call Me Mrs. Groundhog

Step-parenting in a military family often feels like Groundhog Day. Minus the witty remarks of Bill Murray, conversations are often repeated, mistakes are made, and sometimes the outcome can become a predictable routine. As Bill’s character Phil states, “What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the […]

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Keeping the Romance Alive

It’s hard sometimes, as a military spouse, when our spouse is away on a deployment, TDY, other work-related leave, or after having children to be able to get some quality time in with our spouse. We are alone without our other half until they return, or if they are home we usually wait until the […]

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