won·der a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable. Have you had the chance to watch the 2017 American comedy-drama film, Wonder? If you haven’t - run to the nearest Blockbuster (if only),...
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This post is about my family's choice to homeschool. I realize we are extremely fortunate that it is a choice and acknowledge that for many families it is not viable. Every family makes the best choices and decisions for...
It’s almost time for the early morning wake ups, school bus, drop off lines, endless amounts of school supplies and, inevitably, the pictures on social media of perfect school breakfasts and lunches. Please get away from me with those school...
I thought we daycare parents were in this crazy circus of drop-offs, pick-ups, and runny noses together. You know the drill; multiple times a week we smile and offer each other a quick hello while taking our children to...

Bullying and Team Sports

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Our 9-year-old son loves soccer. He loves to play it, he loves to watch it, he loves to talk about it. His life revolved around the World Cup this year. The boy eats, sleeps and breathes soccer. He had...
Like nearly everyone in the world, my daily life as I knew it changed completely with the pandemic. Suddenly, my active-duty husband and I transitioned to working from home, and our two young children began virtual learning - all in...
Before I had children, I was buying books. As a preschool teacher, I took advantage of the book orders sent to my classroom and ordered way too many for a person without children, who was not a librarian. Now...
Being a secondary education teacher, I have a soft spot in my heart for the struggles our military kids endure, and how they relate to academic performance. Although a recent PCS has me back in the role of stay-at-home...
  St. Patrick's Day Crafts are some of the most pinned crafts you can find on Pinterest. With parents grasping for ideas while we continue to try and stay home, here are a few you may not have considered.  As an English...

How Football Changed My Life

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Fall can't come soon enough. I’m not talking about the pumpkin patches or the infamous Pumpkin Spiced Latte, although I am sure those have some merit as well. I'm talking about the change in weather, and those in the...

Back to School Survival Guide

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Military Moms Blog, the premier online military parenting website, has created a mom-approved back to school survival guide! Here at Military Moms Blog, there are few things we love more than providing the absolute best resources for military moms while...

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Root Bound and Feeling Stuck: When Everyone is Changing Except You

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I feel as root bound and hemmed in as a plant that has been in its pot for too long. Restless, edgy, stuck...I am...
children waiting in airport and a travel case with "The Dreaded Travel Dilemma" in text and MMC logo

The Dreaded Travel Dilemma