Tips for Your First Deployment Day

Tips for Your First Deployment Day We learned from the last time and decided to drop my husband off a few hours before he would have to leave. I didn’t want to stick around until the last moment. We hugged, we kissed and took some videos. Knowing full well that our boys would be that… Read More »

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So, Your Spouse Just Deployed? What Should You Do Now?

So, Your Spouse Just Deployed? What Should You Do Now? The day has come and you had to say goodbye. Day one. Day one of who knows how many days. Day one of this deployment. Whether this is your first deployment or your last, you are going to need some support to get through all… Read More »

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To the Military Spouse on Valentine’s Day

To the Military Spouse on Valentine’s Day! The day is coming. You know the one. The holiday that you would just rather skip. You know your friends are getting flowers and chocolate. And a date night. You are getting more dirty diapers and possibly a Skype call from Iraq. But that might not even happen.… Read More »

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When Military Life Breaks You

  When Military Life Breaks You Military life is hard, we all know that. Military families have to deal with so many challenges.  Military children do too.  Military spouses have to take on a lot and sometimes the stress can feel like too much. Sometimes the deployments are just too close together or they are too… Read More »

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The Father Who Has Missed So Much

“Yes, when he was 2.5 he was doing that too,” my husband said to me one day when we were watching our children play. He was talking about our oldest when he was the same age as his little brother. “No, he didn’t. You were deployed remember?” This kind of conversation happens often at our… Read More »

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When You Can’t Talk With Your Spouse

When You Can’t Talk With Your Spouse 30 days. 30 long days. That was the longest my husband and I have gone without talking. No emails. No calls. No Skype. I knew he was okay. I knew this because “no news is good news” and I just had to believe it. Although that was the… Read More »

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4 Great Ideas To Rock Your Next Deployment

It was Thanksgiving day. Almost exactly 365 days after my husband had returned from his first deployment. We were not sitting down for a turkey dinner. We were dropping him off for his 2nd deployment. We had celebrated Thanksgiving the week before. In my head, it was no longer Thanksgiving but D-day, Day 1, the… Read More »

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A Deployment Tool Kit: What You Need To Get Through A Deployment

The time has come and your spouse has left for a deployment. You’re feeling a little out of sorts. You haven’t fully accepted that he is actually gone and now you have three, six or nine months ahead of you. Months of a deployment where you will not see your husband. Where you will be… Read More »

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Guide to the First 30 Days of a Deployment

  Deployment! I know I talk about it a lot around this blog. It has been such a part of my life for so long, I have a lot to share. As time goes by, I get further away from my deployments but they still will always stick with me. I have been thinking about… Read More »

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Feeling Lonely When Your Husband Goes Off To War

My son was just about 22 months old when my husband first went off to war. I was pregnant with our 2nd child and had no clue what to expect. It was a whole new world for me. I luckily had a group of other wives whose husbands were in the same Company with mine.… Read More »

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