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All Kids Should Be So Lucky

The other day, I was awake while my husband put on his PT uniform and prepared to leave the house well before dawn. The scene was reminiscent of our early days of marriage up at Fort Drum minus the sub-zero temperature and running shoes equipped with Yak-Traks. 391 more words

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The Power of Dandelions

Over the past month, I’ve seen references to the dandelion being the official flower of the military child. Ignoring the fact that it seems quite silly to have a flower represent a population and bypassing the fuzziness surrounding the word official (who exactly decreed such a proclamation? 421 more words


What's a Grocery Store?

Up until about middle school, I had no idea what a grocery store was.  Most of you are probably thinking, “How could you possibly not know what a grocery store was?   305 more words

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The Difficulty of Keeping Friendships

I am a strong believer in people are nothing without their family.  Your family are the ones who will always be there for you and will always have your back through the good times and the bad.   299 more words

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The Power of Innovative Thinking.

Operation Homefront and Booz Allen Hamilton are pleased to announce that the inaugural recipient of the Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Award for Military Children is Elizabeth O’Brien, of Aberdeen, NC. 180 more words

Home..... What is Home?

I was inspired to start my blog in order to give readers a feel of what it is like to grow up as a military child, who are also referred to as “military brats,” from the viewpoints actual military children such as myself.   315 more words

Military Children