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1001 Tips for Military Families - Tip #461

Dividing Time 

My husband came home for 3 weeks after being away for 8 months.  My kids had lists of things that they wanted to do with him that couldn’t humanly be accomplished in 21 days unless he chose not to sleep or eat.   333 more words

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1001 Tips for Military Families - Tip #462

Talking 

As we head into the last weeks of going it solo I am now spending a lot of time thinking about how we are all going to come back together as a family and some of the things that need to be said. 440 more words

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Living It Week 35 and 36

Calendar – Tip #25

When my husband was away, I was great (if I do say so myself) about keeping a calendar with everything and anything on it.   289 more words

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Living It - Week 34

Tip #18 – Ask Questions

I can honestly say that at this point in the deployment there is little extra I am willing to or wanting to take on – I am beyond tired and just want to spend a solid week sleeping.   269 more words

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Living It - Week 33

Tip #61 Seek Support

Most people don’t reach out for help until they are in a crisis.  We aren’t going to wait!  I have been 8 months without my husband and have only shared a house, kids and room with him for just over 150 days in 3 years.  221 more words

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Living It Week 30 and 31

Short Term Goals – Reunions!

It has been a long couple of weeks with some unexpected twists and turns.  Now that we are coming to break in the deployment and a three week visit, we are all tired and ready for a change of pace and desperately in need of an extra set of hands to help out with things.   697 more words

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1001 Tips for Military Families - Tip #460

Easter Hunt for Tweens and Teens 


With Easter coming, the pressure is on me to prepare an Easter Egg hunt solo and with them being older, they needed a challenge.   352 more words

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