Christy Curtis

Christy Curtis
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Christy is the co-founder of Military Moms Blog. Originally from St. Louis, Christy moved to San Antonio, Texas, for college. She ended up meeting her Air Force husband there and has been on the move ever since. She has mostly lived in the Central Time Zone but also in Italy and England, and she currently calls the Mississippi Gulf Coast home. Christy has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, specializing in pediatrics, and although she teaches as an adjunct professor, most of her mad behavioral skills are used on her three small children. Christy loves to be active and spends her time running, swimming, and playing with her kids. She is an amateur DIY’er and will attempt any and all projects. She likes to stay up late and get up early, so you may find her running before the sun comes up, Internet shopping at midnight, and enjoying iced coffee in between!

Messenger Kids: Keeping Social while Closing the Distance

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A military kid is no stranger to long periods of time away from friends and family and my children are no exception. My oldest is barely 10-years old but has already lived in three countries,...
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Friday Favorites: The Best (Char)COAL Stocking Stuffers

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Welcome to Friday Favorites. In this series, our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. Charcoal seems to...

2020 is the Year of the Advent Calendar

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Remember back in the day (and I’m talking about 1986 or so) when advent calendars were simple? You peeled back tiny pieces of cardboard to reveal pictures of a candle or a poinsettia? According to...

From a Military Kid: Your New Favorite Podcast is Right Here

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What do you like to do for fun? When I am finished with my homework, I like to do things like draw, practice soccer skills, and make things out of what my mom calls...
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18 Ways to Provide Support During a Deployment

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Surviving deployments and even extended TDYs can take a lot out of everyone. The emotional roller coaster leading up to the goodbye; manning the day to day, day after day; the unexpected; and even prepping for...

The Easiest and Best Cookie Recipe: A Family Favorite

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Let me start out by saying that I LOVE to bake. I really like making cookies, especially simple recipes. I am sure you are looking at the title of this article and thinking, “Sure, she...

Dear White Parents: Our Fate Rests With You

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My 7-year-old was reading a book about Jackie Robinson last night. Robinson was born in 1919, and in 1947, he became the first African American to play for a Major League Baseball team. Take...
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40th Birthday Lessons and Why I am Too Old for Cheap Wine

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I just recently hit a milestone and turned the big 4-0. It truly is hard to believe. I remember my mom turning 40 and while it seems like it was so long ago, I remember...
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Pancake Day is February 25: Let’s Celebrate!

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Did you know that today is Pancake Day? It is an entire day devoted to one of my favorite breakfast foods. Maybe it is the nostalgia that comes with cooking a big pancake breakfast...

How Stronger U Can Help You Stay Healthy During the Holidays

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The holidays can be hard when it comes to weight management. Many of us work hard all year to keep our weight and fitness in check only to struggle now during the holidays. We...

Fall Fitness Series Wrap Up

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We are excited to partner with Samantha Costello, a Marine Corps spouse and owner of Core Fit, to bring you this fitness series. Check out what Samantha has to say about working with military...

Military Mama Spotlight: A Day in the Life of a Navy Band Member

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How many people actually get to say that they have their dream job and are doing what they love? I’m not talking about people who enjoy their job. I hope there are plenty of...