Saluting military kiddos, who make large sacrifices early in life
The Dandelion is the perfect representation of the military child. Here's an explanation why!
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Being The Village During Military Family Appreciation Month
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Veterans need year round support, not just holidays.
As members of the military community, we have a responsibility to support the other veterans around us, and help our civilian neighbors do the same. We can lead by example.
Amy Bushatz, Editor in Chief of SpouseBuzz shares 5 ways to ensure we're supporting the veterans in our lives- not just on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day.
Home of the Brave!
Humans on the Homefront tells the stories of the brave men and women who serve our nation, and the incredible people who love them.
Founded by T.T. Robinson- Navy wife, Mom and writer and speaker, Humans on the Homefront is a daily peak into the lives of the people who sacrifice so much. The stories weave together a beautiful tapestry of a family- the military family.
Happy 241st Birthday, US Marine Corps!
Semper Fidelis! Thank you for always being faithful in your protection of this great nation.
And... for having the best looking uniforms. Yes, thank you.
But, I digress. Let's look back over the history of our Nation's Finest.
Some quick facts, including the real story behind the this iconic photo at Iwo Jima:
Military Families Are The Troopers
I came across this quote and it stopped me in my tracks. “He might be the soldier, but his wife and children are the troopers.”
November is Military Family Appreciation Month, which is fitting since Veterans Day fall in this month as well. As a military spouse, it feels weird to be recognized at all for supporting my husband as he defends our nation- but it's easy to recognize the sacrifices of my children, my friends that are military spouses. But YES, we are the troopers. Our feet our planted and we do what needs to be done.
The Tattoo Trick
Tattoos are a great way to show off how hard you are, because they hurt a lot. However, they can also show that you are a big softie, especially if they are dedicated to your kids.
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Portrait tattoos can be difficult to perfect, so you may find yourself better served by considering a name tattoo.
Veteran's Day- A Day of Big Savings for Troops
November 11th has become a bit of a Black Friday for those who've served our country and rightfully so. Businesses line up to offer free meals, discounts and even free vacations to show their support of our country's protectors on Veteran's Day.
Here is a round up of deals that I've come across! I'll continue to add to the list as I come across anything new!
How I'm explaining racism, activism and police issues with my kids.
The truth is, I don't have an answer for all their questions. I don't even have answers for all MY questions.