Alice Swann

Thank you to Alice Swan from DC Military Family Life for sharing her blog with us! Chris and Alice discuss the joys and challenges of raising ‘Brats’ Dear Chris: I can only imagine how long this winter has been for you, with young children in the house. Even the strongest military parent needs a.

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Fallen Patriots

A recent Fallen Patriots scholarship recipient, ​Jacob currently serves as the Program Administrator for Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. As one of the organization’s primary contacts for families, Jacob is responsible for enrolling eligible families and processing grants. As the former East Coast Regional Executive for XTERRA Wetsuits, Jacob was instrumental in maintaining half.

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Girls Easter Basket

Thank you to Bobbi Pack from MyMilitarySavings for helping keep the bunny on a budget! I love Easter!…When it comes to getting the Easter basket together I wish I could spare no expense.  However, I am on a very tight budget and do not have unlimited funds to spend.  So, I set out with.

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Operation Gratitude

Thank you to our amazing bloggers!  The majority of our bloggers are military spouses.  Did you know that military spouses are 3 to 4 times more likely to volunteer than their civilian counterparts?  Don’t forget to include your volunteer work on your resume. It counts!     It’s National Volunteer Week — April 6.

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Three years ago today, we started a venture that would play a role in shaping 21st Century Entrepreneurship throughout Wisconsin and the world. In 2010, the Federal Department of Veteran Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2) – now a formal department – Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation (VACI), solicited proposals for the most innovative program idea.

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Registration WL4W

Who is the Challenge for?   Everyone. You don’t need to be in shape, have any special exercise equipment, or even belong to a gym, The Weight Loss for Warriors Challenge is for anyone who is willing to commit 6 weeks to improving their life and the lives of others. Whether you want to.

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Military Child

ENTER THE INCLUSION ZONE with the Mary & Melissa Show Listen to our discussion with Sarah Peterson, Executive Director of the Autism Society of Northern Virginia. We explore parenting children with autism, the resources and supports that organizations like the Autism Society can provide, and current trends in Autism advocacy. We are also joined.

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Mental Illness Is Not Contagious

Thank you to our guest blogger and good friend of mine, Amanda Buchner, from SnackWars for sharing her story of living with mental illness! ~ Danya   Healthy living encompasses not only the physical body, but the mind as well. Mental health plays just as important role in one’s overall health and happiness, and.

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Nutrition

Thank you to Casey from Nourish Schools for this informative blog! My boys love to talk about the biggest bone in their body (the femur) and the largest muscle (the gluteus maximus). What is it with boys and big? I stumped them recently when I asked them to name the body’s largest organ. They.

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Roth TSP

Love this blog courtesy of  USAA! ‎   by Scott Halliwell, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM   This year, Team Halliwell will be like many other American families.   We’re getting a tax refund!   Yes, I know that’s contrary to the conventional financial planning wisdom I’ve championed for years: “Don’t give Uncle Sam an interest-free.

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Thank you to guest blogger, Catherine Lopez for sharing her secrets on engaging your community as a career-minded military spouse! Regardless if you are a new military spouse or seasoned, we have all been caught up in installation life at one point in time.  I was a new military spouse when I moved to.

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Deals and Discounts

Thank you to Alice Swan from D.C. Military Family Life A creature of habit, my shopping forays typically involve the two mile trek from home to Fort Myer. Chalk it up to routine, fear of getting stuck in traffic, and the comfort of the familiar. But a recent errand for spouse found me heading.

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By Guest Blogger Tara Crooks 2013 Army Spouse of the Year  I have had the honor of representing thousands of military spouses as the Armed Forces Insurance Army Spouse of the Year and in my work as Co-founder of Army Wife Network. We have been very blessed in our business to be associated with.

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Jill from Keep Calm and Have a Cosmo

Originally posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:38 AM | Thank you to Jill from Keep Calm and Have a Cosmo for sharing this touching and oh so important story! The morning of September 22, 2013 was a typical one for Theresa Jones. She was 8 and a half months into a deployment that had been extended due to.

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Bobbi and Son Walking over Alligators

Enjoy The Ride!…..Tips On How To Enjoy A Family Road Trip I’ve checked all four tires on the mini-van, the oil has been changed and all fluids have been topped-off. Strap on some brand new windshield wipers and we are ready for anything. Yep, you have guessed it…..it’s time for the annual family road.

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