Solo parenting on deployment isn’t easy. Taking care of yourself and staying healthy while solo parenting feels like climbing Mount Everest while pulling a giraffe in a sled. Even though we aren’t “single parents” who fully provide
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Advice Every Military Bride Should Know About Honeymoons
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I’m a classic over-thinker. I get consumed with “what-ifs” and end up trapped in my own head like a hamster on a wheel, the washer cycle on spin, or a weasel on a treadmill. Overthinking is a challenge in everyday life, but doing
2 Tested Keys For Facing The Unexpected In Military Life
Lengthens the life of flowers To make your fresh cut flowers last longer in their vase, add a crushed tablet of aspirin to the water. This trick works especially well for roses, making them last much longer and in better condition.
Is It Wrong To Share Problems With Your Deployed Spouse?
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The Best Way To Conquer Packing Paper After A PCS (with video)
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