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Living It - Week Sixteen

Top Ten Lists – Tip #54

November has felt long and the grey days and cold temperatures haven’t helped.  I was, once again, looking for something to change things up a little and record a few of our thoughts, feelings and to help fill in the gaps for my husband as he does miss an awful lot and this is a fun way of filling him in.   253 more words

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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

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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.   400 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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