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5 Tips To Ease The Stress Of Kid Schedules

It’s Saturday morning and I feel a mix of emotions as I sit here writing and listening to Spy Kids in the background. My emotions are a mix of calm, anxious, nervous and relieved because my younger son is sick and I’m home with him (calm and relieved) but my older son is at a swim meet that I’m missing (nervous and anxious). 580 more words

Military Life

Mid Week Musings: The Military Child

Any one who has been a military child, is raising a military child or works with military children will know what I am talking about when I say that they have got to be some of the most resilient children in the world.  669 more words

Life

Four Sons Plus a Sister

Six-foot-four walks through the door

In fatigues, fatigued

Fists tight, jaw clenched

Tears in eyes

Looks down on three-foot-ten

Counts to ten

One son, one of four… 144 more words

Poetry

Funding Friday~Scholarships for Children of Military Parents

The Fisher House Foundation Scholarship is a $2000 award for dependent, unmarried, children of active or retired military. They must be under the age of 21 or 23 if enrolled as a full-time student. 89 more words

Scholarships And Financial Aid

A Military Child's Life

She’s getting older now. My daughter. When he comes home from work, she hears the door unlocking and she stops what she is doing to watch him walk through. 736 more words

Navy Wife

ASYMCA Essay Contest: "My Military Hero"

The Armed Services YMCA is proud to announce the 2015 ASYMCA Essay Contest: “My Military Hero”.
Volunteers will be reading all of your essays and will award the 1st prize in grades 1-8 category with an iPod Touch! 108 more words

Events

The Heroes At Home

Our children are born into a life of so much turmoil. So much change all of the time from new schools to new homes. So much time away from one parent (and in some cases both) from weeks to months. 350 more words

Military Life