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VFW National Home For Children Awareness Week @VFWKids @VFWHQ

The VFW National Home For Children will forever be attributed to the hard work of a young 23-year-old Amy Ross.  In 1922 she met with Department of Michigan Commander Dr. 954 more words


Our Destiny

After I met Greg’s family I was completely awed at how amazingly close all of them were. Despite feeling out of place, I really wanted to fit in. 1,076 more words


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


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


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