Tags » Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

Living It - Week 15

Listen – Tip #41

Active listening is a skill.  Some people are born with it, some people have to work hard on it and some people may never get it.   334 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

1001 Tips for Military Families - Tip #102

Find Out & Use What You Have

Today I read my email from the Kingston MFRC about giving parents time (a true gift) and programs available, I have had the priveledge of posted to Petawawa (yes, I said it) and have been on bases across North America from Fort Drum to Mayport Navel to Nellis Air Force bases.   401 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

Living It - Week 14

Phone Calls  - Tip #80

I have to say that deployment phone calls are some of the toughest.  I always hang up thinking, “I forgot to ask about…” or “I forgot to tell him about…”.   267 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

1001 Tips for Military Families - Tip #454

1 Second A Day -  

I recently watched the movie Chef (in a semi conscious state, flopped out on the couch).  I didn’t, personally, think it was a fabulous movie but…  there was an idea in it that I would like to steal and think it would be great for military families particularly when you are dealing with a deployment or lengthy absence.   495 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

Living It - Week 13

Mapping Their Journey – Tip #76

I have not been great about living my own advice with this one.  When I wrote it a few years ago I was doing it but we have moved and not had another deployment until now so I had forgotten.  217 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

1001 Tips For Military Families - Tip #452

Daddy Dolls – Tip #452  

When my kids were younger they would have loved to have cuddled with a doll that had their Dad’s face on it.   188 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books

Living It - Week 12

Computer Time – Tip #58

There is no arguing that computers and electronics are useful tools.  For most of us, we are using electronics of some kind throughout the day to do business, connect with people and check in on what is happening in the world.   597 more words

Military Family Support - Tips From The 101 Tips Books